Aion and the Four Seasons mosaic from the Villa Sileen,Leptis Magna, Libya. 2nd-3rd centuries CE.

Aion is the Hellenistic god of eternal time. The hoop he is holding is the zodiac, through which the four seasons pass.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s