Unformatted text preview: Moon = month Monday = Day of the Moon. Also Luna Dies = Lundi, lunes, etc. Modern religious wanted to steal emphasis from the moon/sun/etc deities. Genesis: “And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven… to give light upon the earth: and it was so.” (1:14-16) However – Easter (lunar cycle) Virgin Mary – Grecian moon. Selene (luminous) Artemis (virgin) Hecate (mysterious) Rapecchiano. Madonna and Two Saints (St. Francis of Assisi and St. Catherine of Alexandria) , 1627. Oil on panel. Spello, Italy. Weather, people, animals, agriculture...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course REL 090 taught by Professor Girardot during the Fall '07 term at Lehigh University .
- Fall '07