Picture Of The Naiads 1881

Picture Of The Naiads 1881


Gioacchino Pagliei - The Naiads, 1881.


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Mythology of Mermaids and Sirens

The elusive and powerful mermaids always were viewed as a part of many local myths and legends all around the world. Here you can find out how they fueled the imagination of the people and strike the fear into the minds of the countless sailors.

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