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Roman and Greek Gods & Goddesses
In 146BC the Roman Empire conquered the Greeks. The Romans habitually adopted different ideas and various aspects from other cultures and civilisations. This included the assimilation of the gods and goddesses that were worshipped by other nations. The Ancient Romans simply changed the Greek God names to Latin (Roman) equivalents. Many of the Roman gods and goddesses were therefore counterparts of the Greek divinities and deities.

This practice is called 'syncretism' which means the fusion, or amalgamation, of religious practices and beliefs to form a new system. Additional facts and information about the mythology of these ancient civilizations can be accessed via the following links:

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Roman and Greek Gods and Goddesses
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Roman and Greek Gods & Goddesses
According to Ancient Greek mythology and legends, detailed in the Greek Creation Myth and adopted by the Roman Empire, the gods and goddesses consisted of three major groups and generations:

  • The Primeval or Ancient Gods
  • The Titans
  • The Olympian Gods

The Olympian gods achieved supremacy over the older, first, primeval gods and the giant Titan gods when they were victorious in the Battle of the Titans. The names and roles of the principle Roman and Greek Gods and Goddesses that feature in ancient mythology have been detailed in the following chart covering the Greek and Roman counterparts of the Ancient first, or primeval gods, the Titans and the Olympian gods.

Roman and Greek Gods & Goddesses - Chart of the Olympians
In Ancient Greek mythology the counterparts of the Olympian Roman and Greek gods are detailed in the chart:

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Olympians - Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses
List of Greek
Olympians
Roman Counterparts
of Olympians
Description / Roles of the Olympians
Zeus Jupiter or Jove King of the Olympian gods
Hera Juno Queen of the Olympian gods
Demeter Ceres Goddess of agriculture
Athena Minerva Goddess of wisdom
Artemis Diana Goddess of hunting
Apollo Apollo, the Roman god God of the sun and music
Ares Mars God of war
Hephaestus Vulcan God of fire and metal-working
Hermes Mercury Messenger of the Olympian gods
Aphrodite Venus Goddess of love and beauty
Hestia Vesta Goddess of the home and hearth
Hades Pluto God of the Underworld
Poseidon Neptune God of the Sea
Dionysus Bacchus God of wine, celebrations and fertility
List of Greek
Olympians
Roman Counterparts
of Olympians
Description / Role of the Olympians
Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Olympians - Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Roman and Greek Gods & Goddesses - Chart of the Lesser Gods
In Ancient Greek mythology the counterparts of the Lesser Roman and Greek gods are detailed in the chart:

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Lesser Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

List of Greek
Lesser Gods
Roman Counterparts
of Lesser Gods
Description / Roles of the Lesser Gods
Hebe Juventas Goddess of youth
Persephone Proserpina Goddess of spring and flowers, queen of the Underworld
Charon Charon The Ferryman
Eros Cupid God of love
Atlas Atlas God of astronomy
Prometheus Prometheus God of forethought
Epimetheus Epimetheus God of afterthought
Let Latona Goddess of motherhood
Iris Arcus Goddess of the rainbow
Eos Aurora Goddess of the dawn
Asclepius Aesculapius God of Medicine and Healing
Notus Auster God of the South wind
Enyo Bellona Goddess of war and peacekeeping
Eris Discordia Goddess of discord
Pan Faunus God of the Wild and fertility
Zephyrus Favonius God of the west wind
Heracles Hercules God of strength
Nemesis Invidia Goddess of consequences and revenge
No Greek counterpart Janus God of doors, gates and new beginnings
Thanatos Letus God of Death
Palaemon Portunus God of sailors
Amphitrite Salacia Goddess of war
Morpheus Somnia God of Dreams
Hypnos Somnus God of Sleep
Elpis Spes God of Hope
No Greek counterpart Terminus God of Boundaries
Phobos Timor God of fear and panic
Hecate Hekate  (often confused with Trivia) Goddess of magic and witchcraft
Nike Victoria Goddess of victory
Eurus Vulturnus God of the east wind
Geras Senectus God of old age
Psyche No Roman counterpart Goddess of compassion
Eros, god of love Cupid God of Love
Selene Luna Goddess of the moon
Eos Aurora Goddess of dawn
Ariadne No Roman counterpart Goddess of passion and mazes
Aeolus Vulturnus God of winds
Asclepius Aesculapius God of medicine
Bia No Roman counterpart Goddess of force
Cratos Potestas God of strength and power
Deimos Formido God of terror
Harmonia Concordia Goddess of harmony, agreement & understanding
Khione Chione Goddess of snow
Eileithyia Natio Goddess of childbirth
Momos No Roman counterpart God of mockery and blame
Moros No Roman counterpart God of Doom
Tyche Fortuna or Abudantia Goddess of luck, destiny and fortune
Zelus Invidia God of dedication, rivalry and envy
Triton No Roman counterpart God of ships and Prince of Atlantis
Paean No Roman counterpart Doctor of the gods
Pallas No Roman counterpart Titan God of warfare
Melinoe Orcus Goddess of ghosts
Enyo or Eris Bellona War goddess
Eutychia Felicitas Goddess of success
Mithras Mithras God of soldiers, light, truth, and honor   
Eirene (one of the Horae) Abundantia Goddess of plenty and prosperity
List of Greek
Lesser Gods
Roman Counterparts
of Lesser Gods
Description / Roles of the Lesser Gods

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Lesser Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Roman and Greek Gods

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Roman and Greek Gods & Goddesses - Chart of Ancient, Primeval Gods
In Ancient Greek mythology the counterparts of the ancient, primeval, Roman and Greek gods are detailed in the chart:

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Ancient Greek Deities - Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Greek
Ancient Gods
Roman Counterparts
of Ancient Greek Gods
Description / Roles of Ancient Gods
 Chaos Chaos The first of all the gods, who ruled over confusion
 Nyx Nox Goddess of night
 Erebus Scotus God of darkness
 Aether Aither Goddess of the daytime
 Hemera Dies Goddess of the daytime
 Tartarus Tartarus God of the abyss beneath the Underworld
 Eros Amor God of procreation
 Pontus Pontus God of the sea
 Gaia Terra Mater, Tellus or Maia The Earth Mother
 Ouranos Uranus God of the heavens
 Eros Amor or Cupid God of procreation
 Pontus Pontus God of the sea
 Gaia Terra Mater or Tellus The Earth Mother
 Ouranos (Uranus) Caelus God of the heavens
Greek
Ancient Gods
Roman Counterparts
of Ancient Greek Gods
Description / Roles of Ancient Gods

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Ancient Greek Deities - Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Roman and Greek Gods & Goddesses - Chart of the Titans
In Ancient Greek mythology the counterparts of the Titan Roman and Greek gods are detailed in the chart:

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Titans - Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

Greek
Titans
Roman Counterparts
of Titans
Description / Roles of the Titans
Cronus
 
Saturn God of time
Rhea
 
Ops Goddess of fertility and the mother of gods
Coeus or Koios
 
Coeus God of Intelligence
Phoebe
 
Dione Goddess of the Moon
Oceanus
 
Oceanus God of the ocean
Tethys
 
Thalassa Goddess of the rivers
Iapetus or Iapetus
 
Iapetus God of Mortal Life
Hyperion
 
Hyperion Lord of light
Mnemosyne
 
Moneta Goddess of memory, inventor of words
Theia
 
Thea Mother of the Sun and Goddess of all that glitters
Crius or Krios
 
Crius God of the constellations
Themis
 
Themis Goddess of justice and order
Clymene
 
Fama Goddess of fame and glory
Greek
Titans
Roman Counterparts
of Titans
Description / Roles of the Titans

Roman and Greek Gods
Chart of the Titans - Roman & Greek Gods & Goddesses

 

 
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