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Copyright: Aimilios Petrou (aimilios) Silver Note Writer [C: 6 W: 7 N: 32] (565)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-09-28
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/2.8
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-10-04 21:31
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Points: 6
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Pomegrante is mythological fruit.

The queen of the Olympian deities. She is a wife and sister of Zeus. Hera was mainly worshipped as a goddess of marriage and birth. It is said that each year Hera's virginity returns by bathing in the well Canathus. The children of Hera and Zeus are the smith-god Hephaestus, the goddess of youth Hebe, and the god of war Ares.
Hera's main sanctuary was at Argos in the Peloponnesus, where she was worshipped as the town goddess. Also, in this town the Heraia, public festivities, were celebrated. Other temples stood in Olympia, Mycene, Sparta, Paestum, Corinth, Tiryns, Perachora, and on the islands of Samos and Delos.

The peacock (the symbol of pride; her wagon was pulled by peacocks) and the cow (she was also known as Bopis, meaning "cow-eyed", which was later translated as "with big eyes") are her sacred animals. The crow and the POMEGRANTE(symbol of marriage) are also dedicated to her. Other attributes include a diadem and a veil. Hera is portrayed as a majestic, solemn woman.

info: http://www.pantheon.org

this note has written by member of Treklens "Sarissa"
in her workshop of my photo:"Pomegranates". See at

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a pomegrante has 613 pits which represents 613 mitzvos which are good deeds of the torah, which is a fruit the jewish people eat on their New Years. To remember to do good deeds.

Hello Aimilios,
Colourful pomegrante and a good story from Sarissa about the fruit and mythology.
t.f.s.and greetings,

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  • zomik Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 229 W: 56 N: 314] (3599)
  • [2008-11-12 10:52]

hello Aimilios,
I am searching for the autumn all over world and I wanted to see which is in Greece :-)
But I can see excellent fruits of the pomegranate tree and it is also almost an autumn.
The beautiful composition, nice natural colours and the great sharpness.

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