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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Victory

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in Roman mythology, was the daughter of Pallas and Styx. Victory personified (called by the Greeks Νίκη ) was generally represented in connection with other deities, who carry her upon their hands; for instance, Jupiter, Minerva, Venus. She also appears with victors in races, whose horses she guides. She is pictured as a maiden similar to Minerva, with wings, a palm-branch, and a wreath. In the accompanying cut she appears bringing a sacrifice to Minerva.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Victory'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/v/victory.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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