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Hermes (Mercury)

Hermes (Mercury)

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Home Mythology Hermes (Mercury) Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Hermes (Mercury)

Don't blink or you might miss Hermes. He's always whizzing to and from Mount Olympus at lightning speeds. His duties as messenger of the gods and guide to the dead keep him constantly on the go. It's a good thing he's got those winged sandals, or he'd probably never get it all done.

Physical Description

Sex: Male
Age: 30s-40s
Build: Lean and athletic
Complexion: Fair
Hair color: Strawberry blondish
Facial hair: None
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Kerykeion or Caduceus (A winged staff with two snakes intertwined around it)
Clothing: Winged Cap; winged sandals
Armor: None
Type of weapon: None

Typical Companions

Messengers
Heralds
Thieves
Shepherds
Merchants
Travelers
Tortoises
Hawks
Birds of omen

Other Notes

Known hangouts: Borders; roads; gymnasiums; banquets; athletic events; near strawberry trees; near crocus flowers; rustic music festivals; the Underworld

Escape vehicle: His winged sandals; dreams

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