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Winter (January) involved the god Janus, who looked backwards and forwards. This is the god behind New Year's celebrations.

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Janus - In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Janus (Latin: Ianus) is the god of beginnings and transitions,[1] thence also of gates, doors, doorways, endings and time. He is usually a two-faced god since he looks to the future and the past. The Romans dedicated the month of January to Janus. Source: Wikipedia

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It's January first today, New Year's Day. Happy New Year! Here we are at the turning point in the year, at the threshold or gateway ...

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Roman Janus Pendant

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El boceto conlleva esas características manuales y humanas que hacen parte del proceso de participación

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French Carved Ivory Janus Head Rosary Bead Depicting the Head of Christ and a Memento Mori Human Skull (1600 to 1700)

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Heeler's the Two-Faced Roman God!

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