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Ada Apa Dengan Nike?

Apa makna NIKE??
Dalam mitos Greek kuno, NIKE ialah ‘Dewi kemenangan’ / The goddess of victory
Bagi orang-orang ROMAN pula, NIKE menjadi simbol kemenangan mengatasi KEMATIAN. Nama Nike di dalam Roman ialah Victoria.
Bermakna di situ NIKE mempunyai kaitan rapat dengan PENYEMBAH-PENYEMBAH BERHALA dahulu kala.

Ini petikan dari Britannica Concise Encyclopedia tentang NIKE
"Greek goddess of victory. She was the daughter of the giant Pallas and the river Styx. Nike was originally an attribute of both Athena and Zeus, represented as a small figure carried in their hand. She gradually came to be recognized as a mediator between gods and mortals, and was frequently shown carrying a palm branch, wreath, or staff as the messenger of victory. When depicted on her own, she was often a winged figure hovering over the victor in a competition. At Rome she was worshiped as Victoria."

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