Greek God Statues and Lawn Ornaments
What Do The Gods Represent
A trip to the next world or the Greek God of music, of prophecy archery, of dance, of intellectual inquiry, as well as, God of Light?
A concrete Greek God statue of Apollo is a representation of musicality exudes intelligence and demonstrates a persons desire to go beyond that which will better ones self. Apollo was a God of religious healing whom would give those guilty of murder and other immoral deeds a ritual purification. Sacred to Apollo is the swan (he flew on the back of a swan to spend his winter months among them). His attributes are the bow and arrows, on his head a laurel crown, and the lyre. His most famous attribute is the tripod, the symbol of his prophetic powers. He is the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother to Artemis.
Apollo's first achievement was to rid Pytho of the serpent Python. He killed Python with his bow and arrows, thus taking charge and ridding the neighboring countryside of widespread destruction. Apollo was worshiped throughout the Greek World. He was a Greek God who fell in love often resulting in numerous offspring. Although Apollo could be ruthless when he was angered, he influenced his priests to give divine guidance
So, whether a concrete Greek God statue of Apollo is placed in ones music room, library, or garden, his presence can only bring about a feeling of personal gratification and self achievement. Visit - Our online catalog - Apollo to choose from the numerous selections of concrete Greek God statues of Apollo, an asset to your home
Diana The Huntress
A concrete Greek God statue of Artemis, Goddess of Light, would be an added pleasure to any home décor. In Greek Mythology Artemis (also known as Diana, Goddess of the Hunt) was the daughter of Zeus, the mighty ruler of the Olympian Gods. Artemis mother, Leto, gave birth to Artemis after a short and painless labor. But then Leto's labor continued, with her contractions growing weak and painful. Moved to compassion, the infant goddess Artemis became her mothers midwife and delivered her twin brother Apollo. The Goddess Artemis was literally born to serve as a nurturer and protector. Artemis naturally became the patron Saint of childbirth, the protector of children, and the Goddess who especially heard the appeals of women. She was always responsive to the needs of the vulnerable and the suffering. She was quick to defend the powerless from unjust treatment.
When Zeus asked Artemis what presents she wanted for her third birthday she responded without hesitation: to be allowed to live without any distraction of love and marriage, a bow and arrow, a hunting costume, the job of bringing light into the world, sixty nymphs to be her companions, and all the mountains on the earth to live on. Artemis association with the natural world, the wilderness, symbolizes her own untamed spirit. She roamed the forests in her role as huntress. The Goddess Artemis valued her freedom and personal space and protected her friends with ferociousness. Artemis, Goddess of Light had the divine duty of illuminating the darkness, thus lighting the way for others.
A concrete Greek God statue of Artemis would be beyond compare whether placed in a garden or as interior décor. Her presence brings forth courage, as well as, illuminates those special places which brings forth pleasure. Please visit our online catalog- Greek God Statue - Diana The Huntress for many beautiful concrete Greek God statues of Artemis, the Goddess of the Hunt, Goddess of Light and Protector of the Vulnerable.
If one is looking for a concrete Greek God statue to complete his or her newly furnished room, the Greek God Dionysus, also known as Bacchus, would be perfect. Bacchus is a god with two distinct origins. One origin is a god of wine, agriculture, and fertility of nature. The other origin is a god of mystery religions personal delivery from the daily world through physical or spiritual intoxication, and initiation into secret rites. He has long been suspected as a fusion of a Greek nature god. According to one myth, Bacchus is the son of Zeus and mortal woman, Semele. Semele is killed by Zeus lightning bolts while Bacchus is in the womb.
Bacchus is rescued and undergoes a second birth from Zeus after developing in his thigh. In another version, Bacchus is the son of the god Zeus and Persephone, whom as an infant was lured with toys, and then destroyed with exception of his heart. Zeus remakes his son from this heart. Hence, Bacchus is "twice born" leading to his religious mythology.
Bacchus is mostly known as the God and Creator of Wine, and even to this day he is associated with vineyards and wine cellars. Many companies name or affiliate their wine business with this Greek Deity.
A concrete Greek God statue of Bacchus in ones home would bring about a sense of relaxation. It is of little consequence whether that relaxation is from a fine glass of wine or from his representation of physical and spiritual intoxication, as long as one receives pure enjoyment from gazing upon his or her concrete Greek God statue of Bacchus.
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An asset to any garden would be a concrete Greek God statue in the form of Demeter, the Goddess of Sowing and Plowing. Demeter is the Greek earth Goddess who brings forth the fruits of the earth. She taught mankind the art of sowing and plowing so they could end their nomadic existence. As such, Demeter was also the goddess of planned society. She was very popular with the rural population.
Demeter is a relation of Zeus and the mother of Persephone. When Hades, God of the Underworld, abducted Persephone, Demeter wandered the earth in search of her lost child. During this time the earth brought forth no grain Finally Zeus ordered Hades to restore Persephone to her mother. However, before Persephone left the underworld, Hades gave her a pomegranate (a common fertility symbol), When she ate from it, she was bound to spend a third of the year with her husband in the infernal regions. Only when her daughter was with her, De meter lets things grow (summer). The dying and blossoming of nature was thus connected with Demeter.
Thus, any concrete Greek God statue in the form of Demeter would be an enhancement to the love and growth in ones life as she brings forth the fruits of the earth, as well as, the fruits from ones womb. Visit our online catalog - Greek God Statue - Demeter to view Demeter in many beautiful concrete Greek God statues and bring pleasure to your home or garden.
The beauty of eternal youth can be found in the form of the concrete Greek God statue Hebe, Goddess of Youth. Hebe was the daughter of Zeus and Hera. Legends say that she was not born of their union, but of a bizarre conception: when Hera was having dinner with Apollo, she ate some wild lettuce and became pregnant. Hebe above all others symbolize youth vivacity and beauty, thus characterizing the tender period of a persons life. Her chief duty was to offer nectar and ambrosia to the gods.
Ambrosia was the food that kept the gods eternally young and protected them from the attrition of time. Thus the gods remained strong and beautiful, while Hebe was the personification of eternal youth. Thus any form of a concrete Greek God statue of Hebe will be viewed as an inspiration to any who look upon her.
The concrete Greek God statue of Hebe would enhance any special place one would choose to place her. For various other concrete Greek God statues visit our online catalog- Greek God Statue - Hebe to find which beautiful statue belongs in your home
A concrete Greek God statue of Neptune in ones garden can be a representation of his or her existence at which he or she is merged with all other things and beings in the universe. Neptune was the God of the Sea. He was associated with the Greek God Poseidon. Poseidon's power was considered to be second only to his brother Zeus's. His other brother is Hades, God of the Dead and the Underworld. The brothers divided the world between them; Poseidon took the seas and rivers; Zeus took the sky, and Hades took the Underworld. Poseidon was also thought to be the God of earthquakes, chariots, and horses. In the Trojan War, Poseidon sided with the Greeks, but objected to their decision to build a wall around their ships. Zeus gave him permission to destroy all walls built by men.
Neptune destroys all man-made walls, including all imagined walls people erect around themselves to create the illusion that they are all separate individuals. These walls can be experienced positively as empathy and an ability to join with others in a joyful union of souls. It represents the longing for spiritual enlightenment. Neptune also represents one's highest values and ideals. So, Neptune is not just a God of the Sea, he also represents vitality and spirituality. He exudes a unique strength that allows individuality, as well as, assists with empathy.
Whether it is a garden or a pond, a concrete Greek God statue of Neptune will be perfect to bring about a sense of enlightenment that will also please the eye, as well as, their emotion. Visit ou- Greek our online catalog God Statue - Neptune to ponder upon which concrete Greek God statue of Neptune will fulfill his or her idea of a perfect place for enlightenment.
The beauty of Persephone, the Goddess of the Underworld, can be found in the form of a concrete Greek God statue. A statue of Persephone will create a sense of hopefulness, as well as, justify a view of loveliness. Persephone is the Goddess of the underworld. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, Goddess of the harvest. Persephone was such a beautiful young woman that everyone loved her. Even Hades, God of the Underworld, wanted her for himself. One day, when she was collecting flowers on the plain of Enna, the earth suddenly opened and Hades rose up from the gap and abducted her. None but Zeus, and the all-seeing sun, Helios, had noticed it.
Broken hearted, Demeter wandered the earth, looking for her daughter until Helios revealed what had happened. Demeter was so angry that she withdrew herself in loneliness, and the earth ceased to be fertile. Zeus sent Hermes down to Hades to make him release Persephone. Hades grudgingly agreed, but before she went back he gave Persephone a pomegranate. When she later ate of it, it bound her to the underworld forever where she had to stay there one-third of the year. The other months she stayed with her mother. When Persephone was in Hades, Demeter refused to let anything grow and thus winter began. This myth is a symbol of the budding and dying of nature.
A concrete Greek God statue of Persephone would enhance the feeling of lasting love and eternal hope, as well as, endear the beauty of life. At www.LawnOrnamentsandFountains.com - Greek God Statue Persephone various forms of the concrete Greek God statue Persephone, the Goddess of the Underworld, can be found to be enjoyed by all.
A concrete Greek God statue of Venus, also know as Aphrodite, would be perfect in any garden or along a mantel as a work of art. Venus is the Goddess of Love and Beauty, as well as the Patroness of Gardens and Vineyards. Venus was originally worshipped as a Goddess of Fertility, both in humans and of the garden. Venus was created when the Greek God Uranus' blood fell into the ocean. When she rose from the oceans foam (the many depictions of Venus) she was carried to her home on top of Mount Olympus in Olympia, Rome. She was worshipped as the mother of the hero Aeneas; the founder of the Roman People; bringer of good fortune; bringer of victory. It is said that Julius Caesar even claimed her as an ancestor and that his battle cry was "Venus Among Us." Venus was one of the most popular Goddesses in the Roman Empire and was the inspiration of many works of art and literature. The city of Venice was named after her.
There are two different personas of Venus. One is the Goddess of Spiritual Love and the second is the Goddess of Physical Attraction. As the Goddess of Love, Beauty, and Desire, Venus had the power to make any two living people fall in love. Venus was also known as a Nature Goddess. Where ever she would walk grass and flowers would spring up, thus her association with the arrival of spring.
So, when one is looking for a concrete Greek God statue of Venus to bring luck to his or her garden in the spring, or to be placed on their mantel to represent love and beauty, he or she can visit our on to our online catalog view the various forms of Venus. A concrete Greek God statue of Venus can be a "bringer of joy" to a home.