Gods of War

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War and strife have never been far from human society. For the ancients, war was a way of life, and its varied expressions and nuances determined a host of patron deities. Modern artists portray our collective world warmongers accordingly.

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The Last Judgment (1500s) Studio of Hieronymus Bosch | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Last Judgment (1500s) Studio of Hieronymus Bosch

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

War Of The Gods, Oliver Ink

A prelude to Battlestar Galactica: War of the Gods. -- Pegasus image credit - https://i.pinimg.com/originals/cc/c4/45/ccc445dfb1d7b69e04433e724692d9ed.jpg Battlestar Pegasus render -

Salvador Dali, The Warrior, 1982

Transparent Military

Hu Ming, Tranparent Military, 2007 Margaret Bourke-White, Portrait of Hungary's War Minister Gen. Eugen Ratz wearing most of his 19 medals...

Josep Renau, Pray for Peace (1966)

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