Momus Criticizes the Gods' Creations
, by Maarten van Heemskerck, 1561, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
Momus is the god of blame in Greek mythology. His mother is Nyx, but he has no father. He was kicked out of Olympus after criticizing Zeus and Aphrodite.
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