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Twelve major gods and goddesses of Roman mythology.

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Page 1: 12 Roman Gods/Goddesses

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ROMAN NAME- Jupiter

GREEK NAME- Zeus

DOMAIN- supreme god of Roman pantheon; god of thunder & sky

SYMBOLS- eagle, thunderbolt, bull, & oak

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ROMAN NAMEROMAN NAME Neptune

GREEK NAMEGREEK NAME Poseidon

DOMAINDOMAIN god of the Sea, horses, & earthquakes

SYMBOLSSYMBOLS trident, dolphins, fresh water, horses

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ROMAN NAMEROMAN NAME Pluto

GREEK NAMEGREEK NAME Hades

DOMAINDOMAIN God of the Underworld; judge of the dead

SYMBOLSSYMBOLS scepter, helm of darkness, Cerebrus

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----VESTA ----

ROMAN NAME

VESTA

DOMAIN

goddess of hearth, home, & family

GREEK NAME

Hestia

SYMBOLS

sacred fire, plain wooden throne

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• ROMAN NAME Juno

• GREEK NAME Hera

• DOMAIN

Goddess of women & marriage; Queen of

the gods

• SYMBOLS peacock,

cow, pomegranate

Juno

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MARSROMAN NAME- Mars

GREEK NAME- Ares

DOMAIN- God of warfare & bloodshed

SYMBOLS- Vulture, burning torch, spear

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MINERVA• ROMAN NAME

– Minerva

• GREEK NAME– Athena

• DOMAIN– goddess of wisdom, warfare, medicine,

& crafts

• SYMBOLS– owl

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ROMAN NAMEROMAN NAME

Apollo

GREEK NAMEGREEK NAME

Apollo

DOMAINDOMAIN

god of the sun, truth, prophecy, archery, the arts

SMYBOLSSMYBOLS

Lyre, bow & arrow, sun, swans

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VENUSroman name | Venus

greek name | Aphrodite

domain | goddess of love & beauty

symbols | myrtles, doves, sparrows, swans,

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MERCURY

roman name | Mercury

greek name | Hermes

domain | Messenger God of commerce, athletics, travelers

symbols | winged sandals, caduceus, petasus [winged hat]

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• Roman name

– Ceres

• Greek name

– Demeter

• Domain

– Goddess of grain, fertility

• Attributes

– torch, corn, wheat

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• ROMAN NAME Vulcan

• GREEK NAME Hephaestus

• DOMAIN god of fire, volcanoes, blacksmiths, craftsmen, metallurgy

• SYMBOLS hammer, anvil, tongs, fire