Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fact of the Day: Libertas

The Statue of Liberty (along with other Western icons of liberty) was inspired by Libertas, a Roman goddess of liberty and freedom. 

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  1. She does have a Roman goddess sort of look actually.

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  2. That's so interesting, I had no idea! How cool :) Well, they say that every road leads to Rome so...I guess that's the birth place of many things. Thank you for your comment on my blog!

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    E from Helsinki, Finland
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  3. Must have been one big goddess

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  4. She does look Roman, given by France to the U.S. who now are wanting to close its borders

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    1. Yes Birgit. Maybe the French should take it back.
      The words on it are now a mockery.
      Colin

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  5. Rather ironic symbol today! :(

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