Hermes (Greek: Ἑρμᾶς, a pile of marker stones) is in the Greek mythology the God messenger, on the one hand the protection God of the ways, traffic, the Wanderer, the buyers and the Hirten,in addition, on the other hand God of the thieves, the speech art, the gymnastic and thus the Palästra and the magic.
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after the mythology it is the God messenger, which aligns the message of the Gods to the mortal ones. Its messages are no bare communicating, but something that one must see. Therefore the science is called by “explaining and understanding” also Hermeneutik.
In addition Hermes is leader of the souls to the entrance of the underworld, therefore also its surname Psychagogos. Further it is thatInventor of the Lyra, which he gave to its God brother Apollon. Hermes is one of the Gods, whose cult can be retraced furthest.
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- family tree of the Greek Gods and hero
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- of hermeneutischer circles
- Hermes von Olympia
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