Classical Contrasts 33 – Tiw/Tyr

Tiw/Tyr is a Nordic figure associated with war, justice and the law.  He can be equated with Ares, the Greek god of courage and war, one of the Twelve Olympians, and the son of Zeus and Hera.

Figure: Tīw or Tyr, John Michael Rysbrack c. 1730 Portland stone; Stowe Buckinghamshire.

Tiw/Tyr 1, Anglesey Abbey
Tiw/Tyr 2, Anglesey Abbey
Tiw/Tyr 3, Anglesey Abbey
Tiw/Tyr 4, Anglesey Abbey
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