Mercury (mythology) facts for kids
In Roman mythology, Mercury was the god of trade, merchants, thieves and travelers. He was the messenger of the gods. He is often represented wearing winged sandals and holding a staff with two snakes around it. He showed the way for dead souls to Pluto's realm.
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Mercury as the winged messenger on a 1949 St. Lucia stamp issued in connection with the Universal Postal Union
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