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an ancient roman coin with two heads on the front and one head in the center
Tetradrachm with a Janiform head composed of a laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left and a diademed head of Hera to right. Tenedos, circa 100-70 BCE.
a white marble bust of a man with curly hair
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hadrian6: Herm - The Two Faces of Janus. Italian. late 18th.century. marble. Hermitage St.Petersburg Russia. http://hadrian6.tumblr.com
an old painting of two men with long hair and beards wearing headdress
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Janus-for whom January was named. (Some say Juno, but I think June claims that honor)
an ancient coin with two men's heads in the center and one man's head
Janus Is the Most Unusual Deity You've Never Met
Learn About the Two-Faced Roman God Janus: Janus
a drawing of two heads with curly hair and beards on them, facing each other
What Has January Got in Common with Two-Faced Janus?
Janus- Roman god of beginnings. Ganesh concept????/
a drawing of a woman's head with curly hair and an elaborate crown on her head
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Bust of the Roman God Janus
an image of a man with long hair and beards in front of the sky
New Year Customs and Traditions Old and New==Janus, God of Doorways
a coin with the words janus god of beginnings written in black and gold on it
The Curse of Janus
The Curse of Janus [Roman god] http://220lily.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/the-curse-of-janus/
Silver, ca. 225-212 B.C.E., 6.65 grams  Janiform and laureate head of the Dioskouri / Jupiter holding thunderbolt and scepter riding in quadriga driven by Victory; ROMA in exergue The finest known example of this famous issue of coinage. Extremely fine and attractively toned.  NGSA6, 126 Silver Coins, Roman Chariot, Roman Republic, Scepter
RR45 An Exceptional Roman Republican Silver Didrachm/Quadrigatus (Anonymous Issues), a Remarkable Depiction of the Janiform Dioskouri, the Finest Known of this Popular Issue
Silver, ca. 225-212 B.C.E., 6.65 grams Janiform and laureate head of the Dioskouri / Jupiter holding thunderbolt and scepter riding in quadriga driven by Victory; ROMA in exergue The finest known example of this famous issue of coinage. Extremely fine and attractively toned. NGSA6, 126
an image of a coin with the head of a woman
January 2016
an ancient coin with a face on it
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus (Latin: Ianus, pronounced [ˈiaː.nus]) is the god of beginnings and transitions,[1] thence also of gates, doors, passages, endings and time. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past. The Romans named the month of January (Ianuarius) in his honor.
Janus, god of change. Tattoos, Portraits
Janus, god of change.
a statue of a man's head with curly hair
Janus, God of the Threshold
In the Roman pantheon, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure. Unlike the other Greco-Roman deities, Janus was not imported from Greece to Rome.
the head of two - faced janus from villa d'orcia, 2nd century bce
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Testa di Giano bifronte, da Vulci. II sec. a.C. Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giuli, ITALIA
the head of two men with curly hair and beards, vintage line drawing or engraving illustration
Jano, el Dios de las Puertas, los Comienzos y los Finales. Considerado por Roma (al igual que Prometeo) como un héroe cultural que aseguraba los buenos finales.
In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus Bifrons is the god of beginnings and transitions, thence also of gates, doors, doorways, endings and time. He is usually a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past. The Romans dedicated the month of January to Janus. Victoria, Sun Worship
In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus Bifrons is the god of beginnings and transitions, thence also of gates, doors, doorways, endings and time. He is usually a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past. The Romans dedicated the month of January to Janus.
a white vase with a face on it's side, against a gray background
Beautiful mold-blown glass cup with the two heads of Janus from the Getty Villa Museum. http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/221863/unknown-maker-janus-head-cup-roman-1st-century/?artview=dor12998
a green vase sitting on top of a white table
Ancient Roman glass "Janus" flask, c. 100CE
a white marble head with an open hole in it
Roman Marble
LARGE ROMAN MARBLE JANIFORM HERM OF DIONYSOS AND A MAENAD Ca. 1st Century AD
an old coin with two women on it's face and one woman in the center
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency & JAK3
The Roman god Janus
a metal mask with two faces on the front and back of its face, as if it were an ancient greek god or goddess
Two Faces of Janus - The Feehery Theory
two faces of Janus
the head of an ancient statue is shown in this black and white photo, with two heads
Image of Janus. Roman deity of doorways. Later, with the establishment of the Roman Calendar, during the age of Kingdoms, Janus was also the name sake for January because he is looking to the future and the past at the same time.
a coin with the words janus god of beginnings written in black and gold on it
The Curse of Janus
The Curse of Janus [Roman god] http://220lily.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/the-curse-of-janus/
an ancient coin with two women's heads on it
Ancient traditions: Why we make new year resolutions
As many of us start to think about our New Year's resolutions (or breaking them), we may not realize that the tradition of making promises on the first day of the year is a custom started by our Roman ancestors.
a black and white photo of a busturine with two heads in the center
Janus, The god of gates and doorways . having two faces looking in opposite directions. a hybrid . via Pergamonmuseum, Berlin
an ancient coin with the image of a building on it's side and words written in
Janus - Wikipedia
Janus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia