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Greek Counterparts

Aquilo(Boreas)
God and personification of the North Wind.
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Asklepios(Aesculapius)
God of healing.
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Aurora(Eos)
Goddess and personification of the dawn.
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Auster(Notus)
God and personification of the south wind.
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Bacchus(Dionysus)
Liber/Liber Pater. God of wine, intoxication, good times, ecstasy, fertility, wild nature. In Greek and Roman mythology, identified with Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, and Liber, the Roman god of wine. His followers were mostly women who celebrated in a rite that gave us the modern term Bacchanalia. His feasts were drunken euphoria-filled revelries that sometimes led to bloodshed. The name Bacchus came into use in ancient Greece during the 5th century bc. It refers to the loud cries with which he was worshiped at the Bacchanalia, frenetic celebrations in his honor. These events, which supposedly originated in spring nature festivals, became occasions for licentiousness and intoxication, at which the celebrants danced, drank, and generally debauched themselves. The Bacchanalia became more and more extreme and were prohibited by the Roman Senate in 186 bc.
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Bellona(Enyo)
The Roman goddess of war, popular among the Roman soldiers. She accompanied Mars in battle. She was either the wife, daughter, or sister of Mars, and was sometimes portrayed as his charioteer or muse. This serpent-haired goddess is often described as the feminine side of the god Mars. She is identified with the Greek war goddess Enyo. In front of Bellona's temple, the fetialis (priestly officials) performed the declaration of war ceremony, the casting of a spear against the distant enemy. Bellona's attribute is a sword and she is depicted wearing a helmet. She could be of Etruscan origin. Human sacrifices were made to her.
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Camenae(Muses)
Casmenae. Goddesses of wells and springs. Antevorta- past. Postvorta- future.
Egeria- fate of new babies. Carmenta- prophecies in general.
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Cardea(Artemis)
Goddess who possessed power over doorways. Cardea was a minor goddess who personified the hinges of the front door, and therefore the comings and goings of family life. She was particularly invoked to protect sleeping children against night-spirits who might harm or kill them. She is similar to the Greek goddess Artemis also.
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Coelus(Uranus)
Sky. God of the heavens.
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Concordia(Eirene)
Concordia is the Roman goddess of peace and is pictured as a heavyset matron holding a cornucopia in one hand and an olive branch in the other.
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Cupid(Eros)
Means desire (Lat. cupido). The son of Venus, goddess of love. His Greek mythology counterpart was Eros, god of love. The most famous myth about Cupid is the one that documents his romance with Psyche:
Psyche was a beautiful princess. Venus, jealous of Psyche's beauty, ordered her son Cupid, god of love, to make Psyche fall in love with the ugliest man in the world. Instead, he fell in love with her, and spirited her away to a secluded palace where he visited her only at night, unseen and unrecognized by her. He forbade her to ever look upon his face, but one night while he was asleep she lit a lamp and looked at him. Cupid then abandoned her and she was left to wander the world, in misery, searching for him. Finally Cupid repented and had Jupiter make her immortal so they could be together forever.
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Cybele(Rhea)
Her Greek mythology counterpart was Rhea, mother of the Olympian gods. Cybele was the goddess of nature and fertility. Because Cybele presided over mountains and fortresses, her crown was in the form of a city wall. The cult of Cybele was directed by eunuch priests called Corybantes, who led the faithful in orgiastic rites accompanied by wild cries and the frenzied music of flutes, drums, and cymbals. Her annual spring festival celebrated the death and resurrection of her beloved Attis, a vegetation god.
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Dirae(Furies)
The Terrible.
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Dis Pater(Hades)
Ruler of the underworld and fortune.
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Discordia(Eris)
Goddess of strife and discord. She was sister to Mars and belonged to the retinue of Mars and Bellona.
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Fama(Pheme)
Goddess of fame, and the personification of popular rumor.
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The Fates
Parcae. Three very old women who spin the fate of mortal destiny. Nona, Decuma, and Morta.
Nona spun the thread of life.
Decuma assigned it to a person.
Morta cut it, ending that person's life.
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Fauns(Satyrs)
Wild Forest deities with little horns, the hooves of a goat, and a short tail. Gods of intense sexuality and fertility.
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Faunus(Pan)
Lupercus-he who wards off the wolf. Giver of oracles. Little God. Horned God. Goat-foot God. the Horned One of Nature. Protector of cattle, flocks. God of agriculture, bee-keeping, fishing, orchards, gardens, animals, fertility, Nature, woodlands, music, dance, farming, medicine, soothsaying, wild nature and fertility. Son of Picus. The grandson of the god Saturn, he was worshiped as the god of the fields and of shepherds. He was believed to speak to people through the sounds of the forest and in nightmares. He was attended by the fauns, creatures that resemble humans somewhat except for the fact that they have short horns, pointed ears, tails and goat's feet, the counterparts of the Greek satyrs.
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Flora(Chloris)
Goddess of flowers and springtime. Her festival, the Floralia, was licentious in spirit (she was revered especially by courtesans since flowers are the sex organs of plants and she represented flowers) and featured dramatic spectacles, the passing of obscene medallions and love-making by friends and/or strangers. The women paraded about unclothed, at least until the 3rd century CE, when that was banned by the authorities. Flora was depicted as a beautiful maiden, wearing a crown of flowers.
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Fortuna (Tyche)
Fors/ Fors Fortuna. Annonaria- protector of the corn supplies. Goddess and personification of good fortune, fertility, fate, oracles, chance. Protectress of women married only once. She controls the destiny of every human being by permitting the fertilization of humans, animals and plants. She was shown as a blind woman holding a rudder (for steering a course for each of us) and a cornucopia (for the wealth that she could bring).
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Furies(Erinyes)
The name for the group of goddesses of vengeance. They lived in the underworld and came to the surface only to pursue the wicked. Erinnyes, their Greek counterparts, were born from the blood of Uranus. They punished wrongs committed against blood relatives regardless of the motivation, as in the case of Orestes. Named Megaera, Tisiphone, and Alecto, they were usually represented as crones with bats' wings, dogs' heads, and snakes for hair.
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Juventas(Hebe)
Youth. Goddess of youth.
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Liber(Dionysus)
God of fertility and growth in nature.
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Liber Pater(Dionysus)
God of fertility, both human and agricultural.
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Lucina(Eileithyia)
Goddess of childbirth.
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Luna(Selene)
Second aspect of the Moon. Goddess of the moon, enchantments, love spells. Moon goddess that regulates the seasons and the months.
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Mania(Mania)
Goddess of the dead. Guardian of the Underworld.
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Mors(Thanatos)
God of death.
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Necessitas(Ananke)
Goddess of destiny.
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Nox(Nyx)
Goddess and personification of the night.
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Ops(Opis)(Rhea)
Earth goddess. Goddess of the earth, fertility, abundance, harvest, wealth, success. Protector of everything connected to agriculture.
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Orcus(Hades)
God of death and the underworld, oaths and punisher of perjurers.
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Parcae(Fates)
Name for the Fates. They are Decuma. Morta, and Nona.
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Pax(Eirene)
Pax Augusta. Goddess of peace.
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Pluto(Hades)
Dis Pater/ Februus. God of the underworld and the judge of the dead and death. God of the dead, the abductor, and later, the husband of Proserpine. Pluto assisted his two brothers, Jupiter and Neptune, in overthrowing their father, Saturn. They then divided the world among themselves, with Jupiter choosing the earth and the heavens as his realm, Neptune becoming the ruler of the sea, and Pluto receiving the lower world as his kingdom. He was originally considered a fierce and unyielding god, deaf to prayers and unappeased by sacrifices. Later the belief arose in which the milder and more beneficent aspects of the god were stressed. He was believed to be the bestower of the blessings hidden in the earth, such as mineral wealth and crops. He was the Latin counterpart of the Greek god Hades.
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Portunes(Palaemon/Melicertes)
Potunus. The Roman god of ports, harbors, keys, doors and domestic animals.
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Proserpina(Persephone)
Proserpine. Libera. Libitina. Grain Maiden. Goddess of corn, the seasons, and the Underworld, rest, the winter, the survivor, overcoming obstacles. Daughter of Ceres, is the counterpart of the Greek goddess, Persephone. She was kidnapped by Pluto, who married her, and took her to his underworld and made her queen of the dead.
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Salacia(Amphitrite)
Goddess of the salt sea.
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Salus(Hygeia)
Goddess of health. Assimilated into the Roman pantheon from an earlier Sabine goddess.
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Saturn(Cronus)
Father Time. The Old King. Father of the Gods. The Great Lesson-Giver. Ruler of the Golden Age. God of agriculture, abundance, Earth's riches, prosperity, karmic lessons, learning, vines. The god of farmers. The biggest feast in his honor was the Saturnalia which became the biggest influence in the inception of today's Christmas-New Year holidays. Saturday was named for Saturn.
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Silvanus(Pan)
Fertility God. God of forests, groves, wild fields, and boundaries. Protector of herds and cattle.
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Sol(Helios)
God of the sun.
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Somnus(Hypnos)
God of sleep.
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Stimula(Semele)
Goddess who incites passion in women.
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Strenua(Strenia)
Goddess of strength and vigor. Goddess of health and protector of the young.
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Tellus(Tellus Mater)(Gaia)
Ancient Earth Goddess. Goddess of the earth, fertility, marriage, children, fruitfulness of the soil.
The Roman "Mother Earth" is the constant companion of Ceres, and the two of them are patrons of vegetative and human reproduction. Tellus is also the mother death goddess since the dead are returned into her womb, the earth.
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Trivia(Hecate)
Goddess of crossroads, sorcery and witchcraft.
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Veiovis(Asclepius)
Vediovis. God of healing.
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Victoria(Tyche/Nike)
Goddess and personification of victory.
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