Ark of the Covenant - Bible History Online

Bible History Online

Sub Categories

Back to Categories

September 23    Scripture



Mythology & Beliefs: Janus
In Greek and Roman Mythology, Janus was a Roman god of gates and doors; represented with two opposite faces.

Janus in Wikipedia In Roman mythology, Janus (or Ianus) is the god of gates, doors, doorways, beginnings and endings. His most prominent remnant in modern culture is his namesake, the month of January, which begins the new year.The reason for this is because, one is looking back at the previous year and looking forward to the new year ahead. He is most often depicted as having two faces or heads, facing in opposite directions. These heads were believed to look into both the future and the past...

If you notice a broken link or any error PLEASE report it by clicking HERE
© 1995-2018 Bible History Online





More Bible History