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Lost and Found, Hermes Trismegistus


In Classical Greece the lucky find is a 'hermaione' which means a gift of Hermes.






Of course the sudden loss -- of a thought, or a memory, or an object, is also attributed to Hermes.









As well as the crossroads, the unknown, initiation, tricksterism, poetry, magic, alchemy, mercury, departure and passage.