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Roman Mythology: Keywords

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Remember if you don't get sufficient results using the Roman name of your god when searching, try searching with the Greek name.  Use the chart below to see what names to use.

Greek and Roman names for the gods

GREEK & ROMAN NAMES I

GREEK ROMAN
Aphrodite Venus *
Apollo Apollo *
Ares Mars
Artemis Diana
Athena Minerva *
Demeter Ceres
Dionysus Liber *
Hephaestus Vulcan
Hera Juno
Hermes Mercury
Poseidon Neptune
Zeus Jupiter

* Both the Greeks and Romans used the titles Cypris for Aphrodite, Phoebus for Apollo, Bacchus for Dionysus and Pallas for Athena.

GREEK & ROMAN NAMES II

GREEK ROMAN
Asclepius Aesculapius
Ariadne Ariadne
Charites Gratiae **
Deimus Metus
Dike Justitia
Dioscuri Dioscuri
Eileithyia Lucina
Eirene Pax
Enyo Bellona
Eris Discordia
Eros Cupid
Erotes Cupides
Eunomia Eunomia
Ganymedes Ganymede
Harmonia Concordia
Hebe Juventas
Heracles Hercules
Hestia Vesta
Hygeia Salus
Hymenaeus Hymen
Iris Iris
Leto Latona
Moirae Parcae
Musae Musae **
Nike Victoria
Peitho Suada
Phobus Terror
Psyche Psyche
Themis Themis
Thyone Thyone
Tyche Fortuna

** The Roman names for the individual Muses and Charites were the same as the Greek.

from http://www.theoi.com/greek-mythology/greek-gods.html