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Janus | engleski leksikon
(Roman mythology) The Roman god of doorways and passages; is depicted with two faces on opposite sides of his head.
In Roman mythology, the god of doorways and passageways, patron of the beginning of the day, month, and year, after whom January is named; he is represented as having two faces, one looking forward and one back. In Roman ritual, the doors of Janus in the Forum were closed when peace was established.