Talaria

Title

Talaria

Subject

Winged Sandals

Description

Talaria are winged sandals, a symbol of the Greek messenger god Hermes. They were said to be made by the god Hephaestus, of imperishable gold, and they flew the god as swift as any bird.

In the story of Perseus, Hermes lends him his winged sandals to help Perseus slay Medusa.

Creator

Hephaestus

Contributor

Ashley Rieger

Format

Ancestral

Type

Myth

Files

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Citation

Hephaestus, “Talaria,” The Museum of Fictional Literary Artifacts, accessed June 15, 2024, https://mfla.omeka.net/items/show/82.