Greek and Roman Gods

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Greek and Roman Gods

  • Facts and information the deities of the Romans and the Greeks
  • Religion and Mythology of the Romans and Greeks
  • Facts and interesting information about the gods and goddesses of the Greeks and Romans
  • History, Facts and Information about the religion and deities of the Greeks and Romans
  • Different Greek Names in the religion and Mythology of the Romans
  • List of Names and Table of Names
 

Greek and Roman Gods


History, Facts and Information about Greek and Roman Gods

The content of this article provides interesting mythology, facts and information about Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses. The Greek and Roman Gods worshipped by the two nations had similar roles and duties. However, their names were different. The religion of the Romans differed in some respects from that of the Greeks. For information regarding the differences between the Greek and Roman religion please click the following link:

Greek and Roman Religion 

Different Names of Greek and Roman Gods - Mythology
In the mythology of the Romans there are separate Latin and Greek names for one imagined divinity. Examples of these separate names are  "Ares" of the Greeks and "Mars" of the Latins, "Poseidon" of the Greeks is "Neptunus" of the Latins, "Aphrodite" of the Greeks is "Venus" of the Latins.  More names of Greek and gods of the Romans are shown in the list on the following table. Click the following link for a List of Roman Gods including the minor gods of the Romans.

List of Names of Greek and Roman Gods (Major)
The following table contains a list of names for the equivalent major classical Gods of the Greeks and the Romans:
 

List of Greek and Roman Gods & Goddesses (Major)
Table of Names

Names of Greek Gods

Names of Roman Gods

Description of what the
Gods presided over
Phoebus ApolloApolloGod of the Sun, poetry, music and oracles
DionysusBacchusGod of Wine
DemeterCeresGoddess of Agriculture
ErosCupidGod of Love
ArtemisDianaGoddess of Hunting
MaiaFaunaGoddess of Animals
ChlorisFloraGoddess of Flowers and Spring
TycheFortunaGoddess of Fortune
No Greek EquivalentJanusGod of Doors and beginnings and endings
HeraJunoGoddess of Marriage
ZeusJupiter aka JoveThe King of the Gods and the God of the sky
AresMarsGod of War
HermesMercuryMessenger of the Gods and Finance
Pallas AthenaMinervaGoddess of Wisdom
PoseidonNeptuneGod of the Sea
HadesPlutoGod of the Underworld and Death
KronosSaturnGod of Time, Harvest and Agriculture
AphroditeVenusGoddess of Love and Beauty
HestiaVestaGoddess of the Hearth, the Home and the Roman state
HephaestusVulcanGod of Fire, the Forge and Blacksmiths
 Names of Roman GodsDescription of what the
Roman Gods presided over

List of Greek and Roman Gods & Goddesses (Major)
Table of Names

Greek and Roman Gods
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Greek and Roman Gods

 
Greek and Roman Gods

  • Facts and information the deities of the Romans and the Greeks
  • Religion and Mythology of the Romans and Greeks
  • Facts and interesting information about the gods and goddesses of the Greeks and Romans
  • History, Facts and Information about the religion and deities of the Greeks and Romans
  • Different Greek Names in the religion and Mythology of the Romans
  • List of Names and Table of Names

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