Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology - • Pallas Athena could be a separate entity named Pallas as her father or sister • Lares were household gods protecting

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Friday November 30, 2007 Juno Lucina was aspect of goddess Juno associated with light and childbirth. Juno Regina emphasized Juno’s role as wife of Jupiter and Queen of the gods. Juno Sospita, or Juno the preserver, was an ancient goddess of Etruscan origin, also called Lanuvina. Lanuvium was an ancient city of Latium. -- Ancient theatre and city walls still exist, and a building probably connected to the temple of Juno. Venus Cloacina means Venus of the Sewer. Was the deity of the main sewer in rome, Cloaca Maxima. Had Etruscan origins. The Vestal Virgins were the holy virgin female priests of Vesta, the goddess of the hearth.
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Unformatted text preview: • Pallas Athena could be a separate entity named Pallas as her father or sister. • Lares were household gods protecting the home and family.-- Called genius loci.-- Ovid described them as night watchmen. • Penates were patron gods of the storeroom, later becoming household gods and related to the Lares. • Manes were souls of deceased loved ones. Were similar to Lares. • Capitoline Triad:-- Jupiter, Juno and Minerva ** Were worshipped in Capitoline Hill in Rome. -- Archaic Triad consisted of Jupiter, Mars and Quirinus. • Aventine Triad consisted of Ceres, Liber and Libera.-- Was plebian counterpart of Capitoline Triad....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Magill during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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