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Asia

Definition
The Roman personification of the province of Asia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Athena

Definition
Athena or Athene, often given the epithet Pallas, is an ancient Greek goddess associated with wisdom, handicraft, and warfare who was later syncretized with the Roman goddess Minerva. Athena was regarded as the patron and protectress of various cities across Greece, particularly the city of Athens, from which she most likely received her name. She's usually shown in art wearing a helmet and holding a spear. Her major symbols include owls, olive trees, snakes, and the Gorgoneion.
Type
Deity, Concept

Bacchus

Definition
Bacchus is the Roman god of the grape-harvest, winemaking, orchards and fruit, vegetation, fertility, insanity, ritual madness, equivalent to the Greek Dionysus.
Type
Deity, Concept

Britannia

Definition
Britannia is the Roman personification of the region and Roman province of Britannia. Usage of the personification persists in numismatics into the modern era.
Type
Deity, Concept

Aurora

Definition
Aurora is the Roman goddess of the dawn.
Type
Deity, Concept

Bona Mens

Definition
In Roman mythology, Mens, also known as Mens Bona (Latin for "Good Mind"), was the personification of thought, consciousness and the mind, and also of "right-thinking".
Type
Deity, Concept

Castor

Definition
Castor is the twin brother of Pollux. See Dioscuri for further reading.
Type
Deity, Concept

Cappadocia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Cappadocia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Bithynia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Bithynia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Caritas

Definition
The Roman personification of charity.
Type
Deity, Concept

Centaur

Definition
A centaur, or occasionally hippocentaur, is a creature from Greek mythology with the upper body of a human and the lower body and legs of a horse.
Type
Deity, Concept

Cerberus

Definition
Cerberus, referred to as the hound of Hades, is a three-headed dog that guards the gates to the Underworld in Greek and Roman mythology.
Type
Deity, Concept

Charybdis

Definition
Charybdis is a sea monster in Greek mythology. She, with the sea monster Scylla, appears as a challenge to epic characters such as Odysseus, Jason, and Aeneas. Scholarship locates her in the Strait of Messina.
Type
Deity, Concept

Clementia

Definition
In Roman mythology, Clementia was the goddess of clemency, leniency, mercy, forgiveness, penance, redemption, absolution, acquittal and salvation.
Type
Deity, Concept

Constantinopolis

Definition
Constantinopolis is the Roman personification of the city of Constantinople.
Type
Deity, Concept

Colapis

Definition
Colapis is the Roman personification of the Colapis (modern Kupa) River in modern Croatia and Slovenia, near Siscia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Carthage

Definition
The Roman personification of the city of Carthage in Africa.
Type
Deity, Concept

Cilicia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Cilicia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Constantia

Definition
Constantia is the Roman personification of perserverance.
Type
Deity, Concept

Dionysus

Definition
Dionysus or Dionysos is the god of the grape-harvest, winemaking and wine, of fertility, ritual madness, religious ecstasy, festivity and theatre in ancient Greek religion and myth.
Type
Deity, Concept

Cronus

Definition
In Greek mythology, Cronus was the leader and youngest of the first generation of Titans, the divine descendants of Uranus, the sky, and Gaia, the earth.
Type
Deity, Concept

Euterpe

Definition
Euterpe was one of the Muses in Greek mythology, presiding over music.
Type
Deity, Concept

Cupid

Definition
In Roman mythology, Cupid is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection.
Type
Deity, Concept

Danuvius

Definition
Danuvius is the Roman/Celtic personification of the Danube River.
Type
Deity, Concept

Euphrates

Definition
The personification of the Euphrates River of Mesopotamia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Diana Lucifera

Definition
Diana Lucifera is an epithet pertaining to "light-bringer," corresponding to the light of the moon.
Type
Deity, Concept

Dacia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Dacia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Dea Caelestis

Definition
Dea Caelestis is the Romanized Tanit, the chief Punic goddess.
Type
Deity, Concept

Feronia

Definition
In ancient Roman religion, Feronia was a goddess associated with wildlife, fertility, health, and abundance. As the goddess who granted freedom to slaves or civil rights to the most humble part of society, she was especially honored among plebeians and freedmen.
Type
Deity, Concept

Fortuna

Definition
Fortuna (equivalent to the Greek goddess Tyche) is the goddess of fortune and the personification of luck in Roman religion
Type
Deity, Concept

Fides

Definition
Fides was the goddess of trust and good faith (bona fides) in Roman religion.
Type
Deity, Concept

Fecunditas

Definition
In Roman mythology, Fecunditas was the goddess of fertility. She was portrayed as a matron, sometimes holding a cornucopia or a hasta pura, with children in her arms or standing next to her.
Type
Deity, Concept

Francia

Definition
Francia is the personfication of the "Franks," or Germanic tribes settled along the northern Rhine during the Roman imperial period.
Type
Deity, Concept

Gallia

Definition
Gallia is the personification of the historical region of Gaul or the Roman province of Gallia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Fortuna Victrix

Definition
Fortuna Victrix is an aspect of Fortuna pertaining to luck in military battle.
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Deity, Concept

Fides Militum

Definition
Fides Militum is an aspect of Fides corresponding to the loyalty of the military.
Type
Deity, Concept

Fortuna Felix

Definition
Fortuna Felix is an aspect of Fortuna pertaining to "happy luck."
Type
Deity, Concept

Hercules

Definition
Hercules is a Roman hero and god. He was the Roman equivalent of the Greek divine hero Heracles, who was the son of Zeus (Roman equivalent Jupiter) and the mortal Alcmene. In classical mythology, Hercules is famous for his strength and for his numerous far-ranging adventures.
Type
Deity, Concept

Hecate

Definition
Hecate or Hekate is a goddess in ancient Greek religion and mythology, most often shown holding a pair of torches, a key, snakes or accompanied by dogs and in later periods depicted in triple form. She is variously associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, night, light, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, ghosts, necromancy, and sorcery.
Type
Deity, Concept

Hades

Definition
Hades, in the ancient Greek religion and myth, is the god of the dead and the king of the underworld, with which his name became synonymous.
Type
Deity, Concept

Harpocrates

Definition
Harpocrates was the god of silence, secrets and confidentiality in the Hellenistic religion developed in Ptolemaic Alexandria (and also an embodiment of hope, according to Plutarch).
Type
Deity, Concept

Genius

Definition
In Roman religion, the genius is the individual instance of a general divine nature that is present in every individual person, place, or thing.
Type
Deity, Concept

Genius of the Roman People

Definition
A Roman cult dedicated to the Genius of the Roman (genio populi Romani) people was established by Vespasian.
Type
Deity, Concept

Genius of the Roman Senate

Definition
The personification of the Genius of the Roman Senate, usually personified as a bearded, elderly man.
Type
Deity, Concept

Germania

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Germania.
Type
Deity, Concept

Genius of Lugdunum

Definition
An aspect of the Genius pertaining to the Roman city of Lugdunum.
Type
Deity, Concept

Horus

Definition
Horus or Heru, Hor, Har in Ancient Egyptian, is one of the most significant ancient Egyptian deities who served many functions, most notably as god of kingship and the sky. He was worshipped from at least the late prehistoric Egypt until the Ptolemaic Kingdom and Roman Egypt.
Type
Deity, Concept

Honos

Definition
Honos was the Roman god personifying honor. He was closely associated with Virtus, the goddess of manliness, or bravery, and the two are frequently depicted together.
Type
Deity, Concept

Isis Pharia

Definition
Isis Pharia or Isis Pelagia (Isis of the Sea) is an aspect of Isis pertaining to seas and harbors, and good fortune in sea travel. Isis Pharia refers to the island of Pharos on which the Lighthouse of Alexandria was located.
Type
Deity, Concept

Janus Quadrifrons

Definition
Janus Quadrifrons is an aspect of Janus that faces four rather than two directions.
Type
Deity, Concept

Hispania

Definition
The personification of the historical region and Roman province of Hispania.
Type
Deity, Concept

Hilaritas

Definition
Hilaritas is the Roman personification of joy, commonly represented as a matron with a long branch of foliage in her right hand.
Type
Deity, Concept

Italia

Definition
The Roman personification of the peninsula of Italy.
Type
Deity, Concept

Indulgentia

Definition
Indulgentia is a personification of indulgence, clemency, pardon.
Type
Deity, Concept

Jucunditas

Definition
Jucunditas is the Roman personification of gaiety.
Type
Deity, Concept

Justitia

Definition
Lady Justice (Latin: Iustitia) is an allegorical personification of the moral force in judicial systems.
Type
Deity, Concept

Juno

Definition
Juno was an ancient Roman goddess, the protector and special counsellor of the state. She was equated to Hera, queen of the gods in Greek mythology.
Type
Deity, Concept

Liberalitas

Definition
In ancient Roman culture, liberalitas was the virtue of giving freely (from liber, "free"), hence generosity. On coins, a political leader of the Roman Republic or an emperor of the Imperial era might be depicted as displaying largess to the Roman people, with liberalitas embodied as a goddess at his side.
Type
Deity, Concept

Liber

Definition
In ancient Roman religion and mythology, Liber, also known as Liber Pater ("the free Father"), was a god of viticulture and wine, fertility and freedom.
Type
Deity, Concept

Laetitia

Definition
Laetitia, deriving from the root word lætitia, æ, f. (latin), meaning "happy", "glad", "jubilation" "prosperous", or "abounding", was a minor Roman goddess of fertility.
Type
Deity, Concept

Jupiter Labranda

Definition
Jupiter Labranda or Labraundeus is an epithet if Jupiter/Zeus corresponding to a temple at Labranda, in Caria. On coins, he is depicting holding a double axe and a spear.
Type
Deity, Concept

Jupiter Carius

Definition
Jupiter Carius (or Karios) is an epithet of Jupiter pertaining to a temple in Caria. It is an unusual form of Jupiter (or Zeus), with a spear and shield.
Type
Deity, Concept

Judea

Definition
Judea is the Roman personification of the region and province of Judaea.
Type
Deity, Concept

Juno Sospita

Definition
An epithet of Juno meaning "savior."
Type
Deity, Concept

Mercury

Definition
Mercury is a major god in Roman religion and mythology, being one of the 12 Dii Consentes within the ancient Roman pantheon. He is the god of financial gain, commerce, eloquence, messages, communication (including divination), travelers, boundaries, luck, trickery, and thieves; he also serves as the guide of souls to the underworld.
Type
Deity, Concept

Medusa

Definition
In Greek mythology, Medusa also called Gorgo, was one of the three monstrous Gorgons, generally described as winged human females with living venomous snakes in place of hair.
Type
Deity, Concept

Mars

Definition
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome. He was the son of Jupiter and Juno, and he was the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Roman army.
Type
Deity, Concept

Libertas

Definition
Libertas is the Roman goddess and personification of liberty. She became a politicised figure in the Late Republic, featured on coins supporting the populares faction, and later those of the assassins of Julius Caesar.
Type
Deity, Concept

Luna

Definition
In ancient Roman religion and myth, Luna is the divine embodiment of the Moon.
Type
Deity, Concept

Mauretania

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Mauretania in North Africa.
Type
Deity, Concept

Macedonia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Macedonia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Lupa

Definition
Lupa, or she-wolf, is the mythological wolf that raised Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome.
Type
Deity, Concept

Lunus

Definition
A masculine variant of Luna.
Type
Deity, Concept

Odysseus

Definition
Odysseus, also known by the Latin variant Ulysses, is a legendary Greek king of Ithaca and the hero of Homer's epic poem the Odyssey.
Type
Deity, Concept

Oceanus

Definition
In Greek mythology, Oceanus was a Titan son of Uranus and Gaia, the husband of his sister the Titan Tethys, and the father of the river gods and the Oceanids, as well as being the great river which encircled the entire world.
Type
Deity, Concept

Nephthys

Definition
Nephthys or Nebet-Het in ancient Egyptian was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion. A member of the Great Ennead of Heliopolis in Egyptian mythology, she was a daughter of Nut and Geb. Nephthys was typically paired with her sister Isis in funerary rites.
Type
Deity, Concept

Nemesis

Definition
In ancient Greek religion, Nemesis, also called Rhamnousia or Rhamnusia, is the goddess who enacts retribution against those who succumb to hubris, arrogance before the gods.
Type
Deity, Concept

Nilus

Definition
Nilus, or the Nile, is the personification of the Nile River in Egypt.
Type
Deity, Concept

Nicomedia

Definition
The Roman personification of the city of Nicomedia in Bithynia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Noricum

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Noricum.
Type
Deity, Concept

Moesia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Moesia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Nobilitas

Definition
The Roman personification of nobility.
Type
Deity, Concept

Pan

Definition
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pan is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds, rustic music and impromptus, and companion of the nymphs.
Type
Deity, Concept

Ops

Definition
In ancient Roman religion, Ops or Opis (Latin: "Plenty") was a fertility deity and earth goddess of Sabine origin. Her equivalent in Greek mythology was Rhea.
Type
Deity, Concept

Pax

Definition
Pax, was the Roman goddess of peace derived and adopted from the ancient Greek equivalent Eirene.
Type
Deity, Concept

Orontes

Definition
Personification of the River Orontes, which flows through Antioch. Orontes is often depicted as a male swimmer at the feet of Tyche of Antioch.
Type
Deity, Concept

Pannonia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Pannonia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Parthia

Definition
The Roman personification of the Parthian Empire.
Type
Deity, Concept

Oriens

Definition
Oriens, or The Orient, is the Roman personfication of the East, sometimes depicted as a woman wearing a mural crown.
Type
Deity, Concept

Patientia

Definition
The Roman personification of patience and endurance.
Type
Deity, Concept

Orbis

Definition
Orbis is the Roman personification of the world.
Type
Deity, Concept

Perseus

Definition
In Greek mythology, Perseus is the legendary founder of Mycenae and of the Perseid dynasty. He was, alongside Cadmus and Bellerophon, the greatest Greek hero and slayer of monsters before the days of Heracles. He beheaded the Gorgon Medusa for Polydectes and saved Andromeda from the sea monster Cetus.
Type
Deity, Concept

Pegasus

Definition
Pegasus is one of the best known creatures in Greek mythology. He is a winged divine stallion usually depicted as pure white in color. He was sired by Poseidon, in his role as horse-god, and foaled by the Gorgon Medusa.
Type
Deity, Concept

Persephone

Definition
In Greek mythology, Persephone, also called Kore or Kora, is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter. She is both a vegetation goddess and the queen of the Underworld, following her abduction by Hades.
Type
Deity, Concept

Proserpina

Definition
Proserpina is an ancient Roman goddess whose cult, myths and mysteries were combined from those of Libera, an early Roman goddess of wine. She is the Roman equivalent to the Greek, Persephone.
Type
Deity, Concept

Pluto

Definition
In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pluto was the ruler of the Greek underworld. The earlier name for the god was Hades, which became more common as the name of the underworld itself. Pluto represents a more positive concept of the god who presides over the afterlife.
Type
Deity, Concept

Providentia

Definition
In ancient Roman religion, Providentia is a divine personification of the ability to foresee and make provision. She was among the embodiments of virtues that were part of the Imperial cult of ancient Rome.
Type
Deity, Concept

Pollux

Definition
Pollux is the twin brother of Castor. See Dioscuri for further reading.
Type
Deity, Concept

Phrygia

Definition
The Roman personification of the region and province of Phrygia.
Type
Deity, Concept

Perpetuitas

Definition
Perpetuitas is the Roman personification of permanence.
Type
Deity, Concept
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