Roman Gods Family Tree

Roman Gods Family Tree

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  • Dii Consentes gods - Apollo, Ceres, Diana, Juno, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Minerva, Neptune, Venus, Vesta and Vulcan
 

Roman Gods Family Tree


History, Facts and Information about Roman Gods Family Tree

The content of this article provides interesting history, The mythology and information about the Roman Gods Family Tree. The religion of the Romans was a polytheistic religion meaning worshipping many gods (Polytheism). The Greek and then the Roman priests needed a story or myth which centered around the main Gods and Goddesses answering the questions of where they came from and their relationship to each other (this is called a Cosmogony). The Roman Gods Family Tree explained 'who was who' and what relationships they had with each other. The mythology surrounding Mount Olympus contributes to the stories about the gods and goddesses of the Roman Religion.

Roman Gods Family Tree - Dii Consentes
The Twelve major gods of the Roman Pantheon (Pantheon: collective major gods of a people) were called Dii Consentes and were especially honored by the Romans. The gods and goddesses of the Dii Consentes were Jupiter, Juno, Minerva, Vesta, Ceres, Diana, Venus, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Vulcan and Apollo.. The most important Dii Consentes were Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, known as the Capitoline Triad, and Mars who was the tutelary (patron) god of the city of Rome. The Roman Gods Family Tree charting the sons and daughters of Saturn and Jupiter is as follows:

The Titans

Saturn and Opis (Ops)

CeresPlutoNeptuneJupiterVestaJunoCeres

Jupiter

VulcanVenusMinervaApolloDianaMercuryBachusMarsProserpina

Roman Gods Family Tree
The Roman Gods Family Tree is quite complex and explains the relationships between various Roman gods and goddesses.

  • The king and father of the Gods was Jupiter (Jove)

  • Jupiter was the son of Saturn and Opis.

  • Saturn was born from Uranus (heaven) he was the only child of Time who had complete sway over both mortals and immortals

  • The mother of Jupiter was and Opis (aka Ops)

  • Saturn and Opis were of the race of Titans, who were the children of Earth and Heaven who sprang from Chaos the mother of the Titans. The Titans consisted of six sons and six daughters, the one-hundred-armed giants (Hecatonchires) and the one-eyed giants, the Cyclopes

  • The brothers of Jupiter were Pluto and Neptune

  • The sisters of Jupiter were Vesta, Juno and Ceres

  • Jupiter and his brothers rebelled against their father Saturn and the Titans; vanquished them and imprisoned some of them in Tartarus, inflicting other penalties on others. Atlas was condemned to bear up the heavens on his shoulders

  • Jupiter was the brother and husband of Juno

  • Jupiter was the father of the following Roman gods and goddesses:

    • Vulcan was the son of Jupiter and Juno, husband of Venus

    • Venus was the daughter of Jupiter and Dione, wife of Vulcan and the mother (by Mercury) of Cupid, god of love

    • Minerva was the daughter of Jupiter and Juno

    • Apollo was the son of Jupiter and Latona. His twin sister was Diana

    • Diana was the daughter of Jupiter and Latona

    • Mercury was the son of Jupiter and Maia who was the daughter of the Titan Atlas

    • Bacchus was the son of Jupiter and Semele

    • Mars was the son of Jupiter and Juno

    • Proserpina was the daughter of Ceres and Jupiter

Roman Gods Family Tree
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Roman Gods Family Tree

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  • Roman Religion and Mythology - Gods Family Tree
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  • Pagan Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses
  • The society, culture and life of the Romans
  • Ancient history, facts and interesting information about the family tree of the gods and goddesses worshipped by the Romans

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