THE LION SIGN
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~ The Artist ~
We are looking for the artist who created the the lion sign around 1970.
If anyone has any information about this artist please contact us.
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~ The Removal Of The Lion Sign ~
We removed the lion sign to paint the outside of the building.
We started getting phone calls and emails and they didn't stop.
People loved the lion sign so we decided to initiate a restoration process.
Story One ~ Story Two
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~ The Restoration Of The Lion Sign ~
Here are some pictures of the restoration process.
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~ The Lion Head ~
We also added a lion head to our landscape
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We don't quite understand the connection of the lion image to the story of the Iliad.
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~ One Possible Reference To A Lion In Homer's Iliad ~

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~ A Second Possible Reference To A Lion In Homer's Iliad ~
In the Iliad Book VI, the author, who is known as Homer, tells the story of the Greek hero Bellerophon, Antea (a woman scorned [see Hippolytus and Phaedra]), the extent to which the Greeks would go to avoid breaking the conventions of hospitality, and how Bellerophon came to slay the original Chimera (Chimaera), the Amazons, and others.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimera_(mythology)
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As you can see there are many possible meanings to explore.
but no obvious or absolute connection.
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