Mercury (mythology)

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A sculpture of Mercury

In Roman mythology, Mercury was the god of trade, merchants, thieves and travelers. He was the messenger of the gods. He is often represented wearing winged sandals and holding a staff with two snakes around it. He showed the way for dead souls to Pluto's realm. He has a chemical and a planet named after him.

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