In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A couple seen from the back (one in widow's weeds) peer at a large, oval mythological scene on an easel.
- This is one of those dishes that has mythological culinary status.
- Other planets have been named after ancient myths and mythological beings.
- Each is a symbolic portrait of a mythological or historically significant woman.
- By the early 1970s, wooden mythological figurines began to appear in his shop window between his kidneys and his chops.
- At the moment there are around 350 pieces housed at the historic hall, including four spectacular wall lights each with a different mythological scene.
- Moreover, what little is known about his life tends to be indelibly intermixed with a rich mythological overlay.
- Although Spaniards occasionally collected mythological scenes, they were more likely to import them than to buy them from local painters.
- Whether the subject was a portrait, a landscape, or even a mythological scene, accurate representation of the subject was the supreme value.
- This Frankfurt-born artist who was based in Rome specialised in biblical and mythological subjects in oil on copper panels.
- Most people, it should be said, like to name their pets after mythological and legendary figures.
- Moreover these interpretations are heavily allegorical and mythological.
- Their subject-matter was allegorical or mythological, while music, mime, and singing featured along with the dance.
- In death, he won the sort of mythological status to which she aspires and, arguably, will never have.
- One reason for the choice of historical and mythological subjects was their symbolic importance.
- These are basically Celtic crosses with some Scandinavian-style decoration, including mythological scenes.
- They depict portraits, mythological stories, biblical scenes and landscapes.
- Her earliest works were portrait busts and relief panels with religious and mythological subjects, for which she often used her family and friends as models.
- The lids of the latter type were frequently decorated with mythological and/or erotic scenes.
- Twelve years on, Robin has attained mythological status.
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