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Roman Gods
Olympian Goddess Hestia
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Hestia was the eldest of the 12 Olympian Gods and the eldest daughter of Rhea & Cronus. When she began her role as a Goddess, she had a throne of her own in Olympus, but when Dionysus grew into Godhood, she willingly gave up her throne to him, choosing the hearth as an alternative. 


 
Roman God Acheon
Body and Mind

He was a hunter, son of Aristaeus, the discoverer of honey, who is the son of Apollo & Cyrene. One day while hunting with his dogs he went into the cave of Artemis in the vale of Gargaphia, The goddess of the wild woods was preparing to bathe in the waters of the spring Parthenius together with the nymphs that attended her.


 
Roman God Ares
Body and Mind

ARES (AIR-eez; Roman name Mars) was the god of war, or more precisely of warlike frenzy. Though an immortal deity, he was bested by Heracles in battle and was almost killed when stuffed into a jar by two giants.In appearance, Ares was handsome and cruel. He is often depicted carrying a bloodstained spear. His throne on Mount Olympus was said to be covered in human skin.

 

 


 
Roman God Bellerophon
Body and Mind

Bellerophon was the son of Glaukos and Eurynome of Corinth. He is exiled from Corinth after he accidently kills someone. He travels to Tiryns where he is purified of the killing by the king Proetus. The wife of Proetus, Stheneboea, tries to seduce Bellerophon but he rejects her. Incensed she tells her husband that Bellerophone has tried to rape her. Pretus believes her and decides to send Bellerophon to Lycia where Stheneboea's father Iobates is king.


 
Roman God Dionysus
Body and Mind

DIONYSUS (dye-oh-NYE-sus; Roman name Bacchus) was the god of wine. Dionysus was the son of Zeus and the mortal heroine Semele. Dionysus rescued Ariadne after she had been abandoned by Theseus. Dionysus also saved his mother from the Underworld, after Zeus showed her his true nature as storm god and consumed her in lightning.


 
Roman God Hephaestus
Body and Mind

HEPHAESTUS (he-FEE-stus or he-FESS-tus; Roman name Vulcan) was the lame god of fire and crafts or the two together, hence of blacksmiths. Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera or, in some accounts, of Hera alone. He limped because he was born lame, which caused his mother to throw him off Mount Olympus. Or in other accounts he interceded in a fight between Zeus and Hera, and Zeus took him by the foot and threw him from Olympus to the earth far below.

 


 
Roman God Hermes
Body and Mind

HERMES (HUR-meez; Roman name Mercury) was the messenger of the gods and guide of dead souls to the Underworld. A prankster and inventive genius from birth, Hermes aided the heroes Odysseus and Perseus in their quests.Hermes was the son Zeus and a mountain nymph. As a newborn he was remarkably precocious. On his very first day of life, he found the empty shell of a tortoise and perceived its utility as a sounding chamber. Stringing sinews across it, he created the first lyre.

 


 
Roman Goddess Abundantia
Body and Mind

Abundantia is a beautiful goddess of success, prosperity, abundance, and good fortune,  Her image graced Roman coins in centuries past.Abundance is your divine right! Let me shower you with gifts!Let me hold you in a cradle cornucopia. Let me know you as my own, so I may bless you with flowing grace from the heart to the finger tips,so that all you shall create will bring you wealth and riches in body, mind and soul.

 


 
Roman Goddess Diana
Body and Mind

In Roman religion, goddess of wild animals and the hunt, virtually indistinguishable from the Greek goddess Artemis. Her name is akin to the Latin words dium ("sky") and dius ("daylight").Like her Greek counterpart, she was also a goddess of domestic animals. As a fertility deity she was invoked by women to aid conception and delivery. Though perhaps originally an indigenous woodland goddess, Diana early became identified with Artemis. T