Animals sacred to special Deities

DeityAnimals
To Apollothe wolf, the griffon, and the crow
to Bacchusthe dragon and the panther
to Dianathe stag
to Æsculapiusthe serpent
to Herculesthe deer
to Isisthe heifer
to Jupiterthe eagle
to Junothe peacock and the lamb
to the Laresthe dog
to Marsthe horse and the vulture
to Mercurythe cock
to Minervathe owl
to Neptunethe bull
to Tethysthe halycon
to Venusthe dove, the swan, and the sparrow
to Vulcanthe lion, etc.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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