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Hermes (Mercury)

Why was Hermes symbol the tortoise?

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January 20, 2016 10:44PM

His symbol is the tortoise because when he was very young, he sneaked out of the cave that his mother and him were sleeping. While he was walking, he saw a tortoise and he killed the tortoise. After, he used the tortoise's shell to make a lyre.