Roman mythology

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Noun1.Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient RomansRoman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
classical mythology - the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
Epona - (possibly Roman mythology) Celtic goddess of horses and mules and asses
Mors - (Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
Mars - (Roman mythology) Roman god of war and agriculture; father of Romulus and Remus; counterpart of Greek Ares
Rea Silvia, Rhea Silvia - (Roman mythology) a vestal virgin who became the mother by Mars of the twins Romulus and Remus
Romulus - (Roman mythology) founder of Rome; suckled with his twin brother Remus by a wolf after their parents (Mars and Rhea Silvia) abandoned them; Romulus killed Remus in an argument over the building of Rome
Remus - (Roman mythology) the twin brother of Romulus
Diana - (Roman mythology) virgin goddess of the hunt and the Moon; counterpart of Greek Artemis
Minerva - (Roman mythology) goddess of wisdom; counterpart of Greek Athena
Dido - (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas
Saturn - (Roman mythology) god of agriculture and vegetation; counterpart of Greek Cronus; "Saturday is Saturn's Day"
Ceres - (Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter
Amor, Cupid - (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
Sol - (Roman mythology) ancient Roman god; personification of the sun; counterpart of Greek Helios
Vulcan - (Roman mythology) god of fire and metal working; counterpart of Greek Hephaestus
Mercury - (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes
Janus - (Roman mythology) the Roman god of doorways and passages; is depicted with two faces on opposite sides of his head
Juno - (Roman mythology) queen of the Olympian gods who protected marriage; wife and sister of Jupiter; counterpart of Greek Hera
Vesta - (Roman mythology) goddess of the hearth and its fire whose flame was tended by vestal virgins; counterpart of Greek Hestia
Victoria - (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike
Faunus - (Roman mythology) ancient rural deity; later considered a counterpart of Greek Pan
Neptune - (Roman mythology) god of the sea; counterpart of Greek Poseidon
Luna - (Roman mythology) the goddess of the Moon; counterpart of Greek Selene
Aurora - (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos
Tellus - (Roman mythology) goddess of the earth; protector of marriage and fertility; identified with Greek Gaea
Fortuna - (Roman mythology) the goddess of fortune and good luck; counterpart of Greek Tyche
Jove, Jupiter - (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
vestal virgin - (Roman mythology) one of the virgin priestesses consecrated to the Roman goddess Vesta and to maintaining the sacred fire in her temple
Ops - (Roman mythology) goddess of abundance and fertility; wife of Saturn; counterpart of Greek Rhea and Cybele of ancient Asia Minor
Silvanus, Sylvanus - (Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocks; Pan is the Greek counterpart
bacchant - (classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus
bacchante - (classical mythology) a priestess or votary of Bacchus
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According to historical accounts, Constantine - who was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity - discovered the rocky tomb with assistance from his mother Helena between 325 and 326 CE, buried beneath a temple to the Roman goddess Venus.
According to historical accounts, Constantine -- who was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity-- discovered the rocky tomb with assistance from his mother Helena between 325 and 326 AD, buried beneath a temple to the Roman goddess Venus.
Who was the Roman goddess of the dawn equivalent to the Greek Eos?
They say the statue, which represents the Roman goddess Iustitia and the Greek goddess Themis, is an idol, which is prohibited in Islam.
It was first erected under Constantine, the first Christian emperor, after he had a temple for the Roman goddess Venus taken down.
VOLUNTEERS have unearthed a miniature bronze figure of a Roman goddess from Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields.
In September, 15 craters and mountains on the dwarf planet Ceres were officially named after various spirits and celebrations of things that grow, befitting a world named after the Roman goddess of agriculture.
These variations on the theme of the Great Goddess were: Ceres, the Roman goddess of the harvest; Alethea, the goddess of truth and justice; and Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruitfulness.
Ceres is named for the Roman goddess of agriculture and harvests.
It depicts the Roman Goddess of love and beauty being transported in a shell, as a fully mature woman, from the sea to Paphos in Cyprus.
I've heard that the word venom comes from Venus, the name for the Roman goddess of love.
That's because the star marks the ear (or spike) of wheat being held by Virgo when commonly imagined as Ceres, the ancient Roman goddess of agriculture and living things.