Life is a theatre, a show, harmless sacrifice for the one who softens your minds with his sacred berries. Let Baccus fill your cup friend! This stage is yours, this stage is mine, this stage ours to live on...

 

victoriousvocabulary:

NAIAD
[noun]
1. Greek mythology:  a type of nymph (female spirit) who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water.
2. Biology: the aquatic larva or nymph of a dragonfly, mayfly, or stonefly.
Etymology: Ancient Greek Ναϊάδες, Naiades, from νάειν, “to flow”, or νᾶμα, “running water”.
[Annie Stegg - Lilaia the Naiad]

victoriousvocabulary:

NAIAD

[noun]

1. Greek mythology:  a type of nymph (female spirit) who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water.

2. Biology: the aquatic larva or nymph of a dragonfly, mayfly, or stonefly.

Etymology: Ancient Greek Ναϊάδες, Naiades, from νάειν, “to flow”, or νᾶμα, “running water”.

[Annie Stegg - Lilaia the Naiad]

thestanfordgallery:

Ary Scheffer
The Shades of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Francesca Appear to Dante and Virgil
c.1855

thestanfordgallery:

Ary Scheffer

The Shades of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo Francesca Appear to Dante and Virgil

c.1855