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Roman Gods
The following list and links provide an index to the articles and contents of this category. Click a link for comprehensive facts and information and details relating to the Gods worshipped by the Romans

List of Roman Gods
Greek and Roman Gods
Greek and Roman Religion

List of Roman Gods
Greek and Roman Gods
Greek and Roman Religion
Roman Temples
Roman Places of Worship
Roman Religion
Ancient Roman Religion and Ceremonies
Sacrifices at the Roman Colosseum
Vestal Virgins
Vestal Virgins Clothing
Roman Priests
Auguries
Roman Gods & Goddesses
Roman Gods Family Tree
Numa
Roman Mythology
Olympian Gods
Mount Olympus
Hades
Tartarus
Elysium
Hercules Mythology
12 Labors of Hercules
River Styx
Charon the Ferryman
Roman Underworld
The Muses
The Graces
Sphinx
The Sirens
The Satyrs
Nymphs
Fauns
The Furies
The Fates
Myths about the Roman Goddess Astrea
Myths about the Roman Goddess Aurora
Myths about the Roman Goddess Ceres
Myths about the Roman Goddess Cybele
Myths about the Roman Goddess Diana
Myths about the Roman Goddess Juno
Myths about the Roman Goddess Latona
Myths about the Roman Goddess Minerva
Myths about the Roman Goddess Nemesis
Myths about the Roman Goddess Nox
Myths about the Roman Goddess Proserpina
Myths about the Roman Goddess Venus
Myths about the Roman Goddess Vesta
Apollo the God of the Sun
Bacchus the God of Wine
Ceres the Earth Goddess
Cupid the God of Love
Diana the Goddess of the Moon
Janus the God of Doors, beginnings and endings
Jupiter the King of the Gods
Juno the Queen of the Gods
Mars the God of War
Mercury the Messenger of the Gods
Minerva the Goddess of Wisdom
Neptune the God of the Sea
Pluto the God of Death
Proserpina the Goddess of the Underworld
Saturn the God of Time
Uranus the God of the Sky
Venus the Goddess of Love
Vesta the Goddess of the Home
Vulcan the God of Fire
Myths about the Roman God Jupiter
Myths about the Roman God Aeolus
Myths about the Roman God Apollo
Myths about the Roman God Aristaeus
Myths about the Roman God Bacchus
Myths about the Roman God Janus
Myths about the Roman God Mars
Myths about the Roman God Mercury
Myths about the Roman God Momus
Myths about the Roman God Neptune
Myths about the Roman God Nereus
Myths about the Roman God Oceanus
Myths about the Roman God Pan
Myths about the Roman God Pluto
Myths about the Roman God Plutus
Myths about the Roman God Priapus
Myths about the Roman God Saturn
Myths about the Roman Gods Castor and Pollux
Myths about the Roman God Silenus
Myths about the Roman God Sylvanus
Myths about the Roman God Terminus
Myths about the Roman God Triton
Myths about the Roman God Vulcan
Persecution of Christians
Christian Persecution
Colosseum & Christian Martyrs

Similarities between the Greek and Roman Gods
This section contains facts and information about the religion, mythology and the Gods and Goddesses which were 'shared' by Greece and Rome. The Roman's attitude towards the religion of other cultures was to assimilate different religions and mythology into their own religion and society. This was especially true of the Greek religion and mythology and explains the similarities between the gods, goddesses, ceremonies and traditions of Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.  This section provides a table contains a list of names for the equivalent major classical Greek and Roman Gods.

Roman Gods and Religion
The religion of the Romans was a polytheistic religion which incorporated the worship of many gods (Polytheism) much of which was taken from the Greek religion. The Greek and then the Roman priests needed a story or myth which contained a family tree and explained the beginnings of the main Gods and Goddesses (Dii Consentes). These legends and myths answered questions relating to where the gods and goddesses came from and their relationship to each other which is called a Cosmogony. The Twelve major gods of the Pantheon (Pantheon meaning the collective major gods of a people) were called Dii Consentes. A 'family tree' of the Gods and Goddesses explained 'who was who' and what relationships they had with each other.

Roman Gods and Roman Mythology
The mythology and legends surrounding Mount Olympus contributes to the stories about the Roman gods. There are arcticles which include interesting information, legends and myths about Roman Mythology, the Olympian Gods, Mount Olympus, the Hercules Mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules and the Roman mythology surrounding the River Styx and Charon the Ferryman, or boatman, who ferried the souls of dead Romans to Hades (Hell).

Roman Religion - Ceremonies, Traditions and Sacrifices
The Roman religion centred around the worship of the Roman gods and goddesses. These articles contain interesting facts and information regarding the principles, traditions, sacrifices, ceremonies, priests and the Vestal Virgins and the part they played in Roman religion. The role and clothing of the Vestal Virgins, the Augurs and Auguries, Aruspices, Pontifices, Priests and Religious ceremonies and festivals. Facts about the temples where the Romans worshipped. Human and animal sacrifice was practised by the Romans. The early worship of  Jupiter Latiaris involved human sacrifice and it is believed that a Bestiarius was sacrificed at the opening of the early Roman games however animal sacrifice was far more common.

Table containing a list of Roman Gods and Goddesses
A table containing a list detailing a description and details of all the Gods and Goddesses including their attributes, jurisdiction, emblems and symbols of the ancient Roman gods. The facts and information include details of the major Olympian gods and those who were featured in the Capitoline Triad. There are seperate articles on each of the Roman gods and the mythology surrounding them including Jupiter the King of the Gods, Juno the Queen of the Gods, Neptune the God of the Sea, Pluto the God of Death, Apollo the God of the Sun, Diana the Goddess of the Moon, Mars the God of War, Venus the Goddess of Love, Cupid the God of Love, Mercury the Messenger of the Gods, Minerva the Goddess of Wisdom, Ceres the Earth Goddess, Proserpina the Goddess of the Underworld, Vulcan, Bacchus the God of Wine, Saturn the God of Time, Vesta the Goddess of the Home, Janus the God of Doors and Uranus the Father of Saturn.

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