The following deities were those that Rome inherited or borrowed from the Greeks - they were considered di novensides
, or newcomers. In effect, pre-existing, early Italian deities were assimilated with the Olympian gods of Greece, with these gods of the Roman pantheon as the result:
god of the arts (esp. poetry and music)
god of wine and mysteries
goddess of agriculture and fertility
goddess of the hunt and protector of children
goddess of marriage; consort of Jupiter
god of the sky; ruler of the Roman pantheon
god of war
god of merchants; messenger of the gods
goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts
god of the sea and earthquakes
goddess of love and beauty
god of smiths and metal-workers
More about the Roman Pantheon
learn about the genealogy of the Roman gods and goddesses from this family tree
Who's Who in Classical Mythology
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The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.
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