Believer says: The Main Reading Room of the
But skeptic says:
Figures that also represent Western thought and civilization are Herodotus, Plato, and Homer. These men wrote ancient literature that talks about the existence of other gods.
In fact on the
first floor there are eight pairs of statues of the Roman goddess Minerva. She’s the goddess of peace, war, poetry, medicine, wisdom, commerce, crafts, and the inventor of music. Her Greek name is Athena. Jefferson Building
represents a melting pot of history, including biblical and pagan figures. Moses and Jefferson Building are the biblical figures. In other rooms, pagan figures are on display. Thus the site doesn’t feature Christian foundations alone. St. Paul