Thursday, December 16, 2010

ARTFUL THURSDAY: How Many Faces Does A Mountain Have?

How many faces does a mountain have? Does it depend on how many peaks it has?

When you cast your gaze upon the hallowed Olympus, the answer is... infinite. Mount Olympus is one of, if not, the most iconic home for a pantheon of gods... the Greek Gods to be exact. Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Artemis, Apollo, Ares, Athene, Aphrodite, Hephaistos, Hermes, Dionysos, and Hestia all called Olympus home. Although, it is debatable whether they threw Ares out for being a rabble rouser of sorts.

The beauty of the mountain itself is undeniable.   Artists' rendering of Olympus through the years... priceless.

The many faces of Mount Olympus: