Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology - after his son, Pallas. -- Evander...

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Wednesday November 28, 2007 12 Olympians --Zeus – Jupiter – Tinia --Hera – Juno – Uni --Poseidon – Neptune – Nethuns --Athena – Minerva - Menerva --Ares – Mars – Laran --Apollo – Apollo – Aplu --Artemis – Diana – Artumes --Aphrodite – Venus – Turan --Demeter – Ceres - Vei --Hermes – Mercury – Turms --Dionysos – Bacchus – Fufluns --Hephaistos - Vulcan - Sethlans Latins were ancient Italic people who migrated to central Italy. -- Were descendants of Latinus, father-in-law of Aeneas. Worshipped as Jupiter Indiges. Sabines were ancient tribe that lived in Italy. Samnites were a group from south Apennines in Italy. Umbrians are oldest indigenous people of Italy. -- Constructed sanctuaries to sacrifice to the gods. Evander was culture hero of Arcadia Greece. -- Was born to Mercury and Carmenta and had more wisdom that Arcadians. -- Virgil wrote that he gathered natives to a city he called Pallantium. He named it
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Unformatted text preview: after his son, Pallas. -- Evander aided Aeneas against the Rutuli under rule of the autochthonous Turnus. Augustus was adopted by uncle Julius Caesar. Livy wrote monumental history of Rome during Augustus time. Was a native of Patavium. Janus was the god of gates, doorways, beginnings and ends. Depicted with two faces in opposite direction. Mars Ultor- Roman god of war. Silvanus was a Roman tutelary spirit of woods, a genius loci, protective spirit, since youth. Romulus and Remus are founders of Rome, twin sons of priestess Rhea Silvia, fathered by Mars. -- A tradition says they were nursed by Wolf-Goddess Lupa. Vertumnus is god of seasons, change and plant growth, gardens and trees. Orvieto is an ancient city in southwestern Umbria, Italy. Pomona was the goddess of fruit trees, gardens and orchards. She married Vertumnus after he tricked her. -- Associated with abundance....
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