Janus, God of endings and beginnings.

Janus, God of endings and beginnings.

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

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

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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 ...

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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In the Roman pantheon, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure.  Unlike the other Greco-Roman deities, Janus was not imported from Greece to Rome.

In the Roman pantheon, Janus is the two-faced god of beginnings, limits, doors, gateways, and departure. Unlike the other Greco-Roman deities, Janus was not imported from Greece to Rome.

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Janus

Janus

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Resultado de imagen para Uróboros Janus 1608

Resultado de imagen para Uróboros Janus 1608

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Katsina janus terracotta head, Nigeria. ca. (500 B.C.E. – 200 C.E.)

Katsina janus terracotta head, Nigeria. ca. (500 B.C.E. – 200 C.E.)

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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

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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The Hague, MMW, 10 A 11, detail of fol. 320r (‘Souls ascending to Janus and Terminus, who are holding the world; souls descending...

The Hague, MMW, 10 A 11, detail of fol. 320r (‘Souls ascending to Janus and Terminus, who are holding the world; souls descending...

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Janus, by Louise Bourgeois, 2008 - Drypoint printed with tone on fabric

Janus, by Louise Bourgeois, 2008 - Drypoint printed with tone on fabric

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