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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.