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noun as in sandal

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As messenger of the gods he wears the Petasus and Talaria, and bears in his hand the Caduceus or herald's staff.

He was presented by the King of Heaven with a winged cap, called petasus, and with wings for his feet, called talaria.

Of motion is often born inspiration—Hermes, god of oratory, is represented with petasus and talaria—and I am enjoying motion.

Talaria, wings attached to the ankles or sandals of Mercury as the messenger of the gods.

I take numeris as a dative; no close parallel presents itself, but compare Aen IV 239-40 'pedibus talaria nectit / aurea'.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to talaria, such as: moccasin, shoe, slipper, clog, espadrille, and huarache.

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