angel with no name by shadowlea

The beginnings of the biblical belief in angels must be sought in very early folklore. The gods of the Hittites and Canaanites had their supernatural messengers, and parallels to the Old Testament stories of angels are found in Near Eastern literature.

The term ‘angel’, from the Latin angelus, entered the English language in very early times when it denoted a supernatural being of kindly qualities. In the Bible it translates Hebrew and Greek words meaning ‘messenger’. The earliest angels were heavenly nymphs, like Hindu apsaras, who dispensed sensual bliss to the blessed ones. Vikings called them Valkyries. Greeks called them Horae. Persians called them Houris or Peris (fairies).

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  • spiritualdigita
    spiritualdigitaabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful, warm image!

  • thanks craig for your thoughts

    – shadowlea

  • TheBrit
    TheBritabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work Shadowiea!


  • thanks very much Brit, appreciate the compliment

    – shadowlea

  • peechez2010
    peechez2010about 3 years ago

    Oh hold the phone and take a message….this is OUTSTANDING!! Instant fav and then some~ Very inspiring as well~ Peechez

  • thanks peechez for the great compliment, very much appreciated

    – shadowlea

  • neon-gobi
    neon-gobiabout 3 years ago

    cosmic – love the colours…..Cris

  • thanks very much for your comment neon-gobi appreciate it

    – shadowlea

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooabout 3 years ago

    beautiful work

  • appreciate your saying so, thanks very much simon

    – shadowlea

  • Diane Johnson-Mosley
    Diane Johnson-...about 3 years ago

    Simply incredible work, wow!!!

  • thanks very much for this compliment Diane

    – shadowlea

  • marc1956
    marc1956about 3 years ago

    Your work is perfect dear,

  • appreciated very much your thoughts on this one marc, thanking you

    – shadowlea

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelabout 3 years ago

    stunningly beautiful

  • thanks angel for your compliment, very much appreciated

    – shadowlea

  • akasma
    akasmaabout 3 years ago

    soooooo nice !

  • thanks for the your thoughts Sibel, appreciate your saying so

    – shadowlea

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darabout 3 years ago

    A remarkable work

  • thank you bobby for your great compliment and visiting

    – shadowlea

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