The Rex Guide III
Copyright 2013 by Rachel Mowbray
The Rex Guide to Roman Gods and Goddesses.
The Gods, though they live forever, feel no resentment at having to put up eternally with the generations of men and their misdeeds. Marcus Aurelius
The Roman Pantheon of major Gods and Goddesses are roughly equated to the Ancient Greek deities’ e.g. Zeus and Jupiter share the same attribute of being the King of the Gods. However the Romans preferred their gods to perform acts of heroism as opposed to the Greek deities debauched antics. They also felt their world dominance was as a direct result of their strict observance of religious practices.
The Major 12 Roman Gods and Goddesses: