Gods & Goddesses

Abeona: Goddess who protects children when they leave the house for the first time

Abundantia: Minor Goddess of abundance, prosperity and good fortune

Adeona: Goddess who guides the child back home after leaving the house for the first time

Aequitas: God of fair dealing

Aera Cura: Goddess of infernal regions

Aeternitas: Personification of eternity

Africus: Personification of the south-west wind

Albunea: Nymph of the sulphuric spring

Alemonia: Goddess who feeds the unborn child

Amor: Latin word for "Love"

Angerona: Goddess of secrecy and the winter solstice

Angita: Goddess of healing and witchcraft

Angitia: Snake Goddess

Anna Perenna: Goddess of the New Year

Annonaria: Alternative name for Fortuna

Antevorte: Goddess of the Future

Appiades: The Five Goddesses who had a temple near the Appian Aqueducts

  • Concordia
  • Minerva
  • Pax
  • Venus
  • Vesta
  • Appias: Nymph

    Aquilo: Personification of the North Wind

    Aradia: Italian Witch Goddess

    Aurora: Personification of the Dawn

    Auster: Personification of the South Wind

    Averna: Queen of the Dead

    Avernus: A name for the underworld

    Bacchus: God of wine and intoxication

    Bellona: Goddess of war

    Bona Dea: Fertility and Healing Goddess

    Bubona: Goddess of horses and cattle

    Caca: Goddess of the hearth

    Cacus: Originally a fire-god; He later became a fire-breathing demon

    Camenae: Ancient Goddesses of wells and springs

    Candelifera: Goddess of birth

    Canens: Nymph; She is the personification of song

    Cardea: Goddess of thresholds; Protectoress of little children against vampire-witches

    Carmenta: Goddess of childbirth and prophecy

    Carna: Goddess associated with bodily organs, in particular, the heart

    Castores: Roman name for the Dioscuri

    Ceres: Goddess of agriculture/grain and the love that a mother bears for her child

    Cinxia: Goddess of marriage

    Clementia: Goddess of mercy/clemency

    Clitunno: River deity

    Cloacina: Goddess who presides over the system of sewers

    Coelus: God of the Heavens; Husband of Terra

    Concordia: Goddess of concord

    Conditor: Goddess of the harvesting of crops

    Consentes Dii: These are the twelve major gods in the Roman Pantheon, they consisted of six females and six males;

  • Juno and Jupiter
  • Minerva and Neptune
  • Diana and Apollo
  • Venus and Mars
  • Vesta and Vulcan
  • Ceres and Mercury
  • Consus: God who presided over the storing of grain

    Convector: God of bringing the crops

    Copia: Goddess of wealth/plenty

    Corus: God who represented the north/north west winds

    Cuba: Goddess who protects babies in their cribs and sends them off to sleep

    Cunina: Goddess of infants

    Cupid: God of love; Son of Venus

    Cura: Goddess who created humans from clay

    Dea Dia: Goddess of growth

    Dea Tacita: "Silent Goddess"; Goddess of the Dead

    Decima: Goddess of childbirth

    Dei Lucrii: Gods of profit

    Devera: Goddess of the ritual brooms

    Deverra: Goddess who protects women who are in labor; Patroness of widwives

    Diana: Goddess of nature/fertility and childbirth; She is also the Moon Goddess

    Dirae: "The terrible"; Latin name given to the Furies

    Dis Pater: Ruler of the underworld and fortune

    Disciplina: Goddess of discipline

    Discordia: Goddess of strife and discord

    Dius Fidus: God of oaths

    Domiduca: Goddess who takes children safely back home

    Domiducus: God who guides the bride to her new home

    Domitius: God who kept women to stay in the house of their husband

    Edusa: Goddess who helps children learn how to eat

    Egeria: Roman Goddess who guided Numa Pompilius in the kingship of Rome

    Egestes: Personification of poverty

    Empanda: Personification of the idea of openess and generosity

    Endovelicus: God of good health and the welfare of humans

    Eventus Bonus: "Good ending"; God of success in business; He also ensured a good harvest

    Fabulinus: Minor God of infants

    Facunditas: Personification of fertility

    Fama: Goddess of fame; Personification of popular rumour

    Fames: Personification of hunger

    Fauna: Earth Mother; Fertility Goddess

    Fauns: Wild forest deities

    Faunus: God of wild nature and fertility; He is regarded as the giver of oracles

    Faustitas: Goddess who protects the herds

    Favonius: God of the western wind; Herald of spring

    Febris: Goddess who protects against fever

    Felicitas: Personification of success

    Feronia: Goddess who was invoked in order to ensure a bountiful harvest

    Fides: Goddess of good faith and faithfulness

    Flora: Goddess of the blossoming flowers of spring

    Fontus: God of wells and springs

    Fornax: Personified Goddess of the baking of the bread

    Fortuna: Personification of good fortune

    Fraus: Personification of treachery

    Fulgora: Goddess of lightning

    Furies: Goddesses of vengeance;

  • Alecto
  • Tisiphone
  • Magaera
  • Furina: Goddess of thieves

    Genius: Protecting guardians of persons

    Golden Age: Era at the beginning of the world

    Gratiae: Latin term for Graces

    Hippona: Goddess of horses

    Honos: Deity of morality and military honour

    Imporcitor: God of the third ploughing

    Indigites Dii: Protectors of homes/stables/barns/fields and meadows

    Indivia: Goddess of jealousy

    Inferi Dii: Gods of the underworld

    Innus: Gods of herds

    Janus: God of gates/doors/beginnings and endings

    Juno: Queen of the Gods; Protector of the Roman State

    Jupiter: Supreme God of the Pantheon; God of light and sky; Protector of the states and its laws

    Justitia: Goddess of justice

    Juturna: Goddess of wells and springs

    Juventas: "Youth"; Goddess of youth

    Lactans: God of agriculture

    Larenta: Earth Goddess

    Lares: Guardians spirits of the house and its fields

    Larvae: Spirits of deceased family members

    Laverna: Goddess of thieves, imposters and frauds

    Letum: "Death"; A monster who dwells in the underworld

    Levana: Protector of newborns

    Liber: God of fertility and growth in nature

    Liber Pater: God of human and agricultural fertility

    Liberalitas: God of generosity

    Libertas: Goddess of freedom

    Libitina: Goddess of corpses and the funeral

    Lima: Goddess of thresholds

    Lucifer: "Light-bearer"; Personification of the planet Venus

    Lucina: Goddess of childbirth

    Luna: Goddess of the Moon

    Lupercus: God of agriculture and shepards

    Magna Mater: "Magna Mater deorum Idaea"; Great Mother of the Gods

    Maiesta: Goddess of honour and reverence

    Manes: "Good Ones"; Description of the souls of the deceased who were worshipped as divinities

    Mania: Goddess of the dead; Guardian of the underworld

    Mars: God of war

    Matronae: Three mother-goddesses who oversee fertility

    Matuta: Goddess of the Dawn

    Meditrina: "Healer"; Goddess of wine and health

    Mefitis: Personification of the poisonous vapours of the earth

    Melite: Sea Nymph

    Mellona: Divinity who protects bees

    Mena: Goddess of menstruation

    Mens: Goddess of mind and consciousness

    Mercury: God of trade/profits/merchants and travellers

    Messor: God of agriculture

    Minerva: Goddess of wisdom/medicine/the arts/dyeing/science/trade and war; Patroness of physicians

    Moneta: Goddess of prosperity

    Mors: God of Death

    Morta: Goddess of Death; One of the Parcae

    Muta: Personification of silence

    Mutinus Mutunus: Fertility God

    Naenia: Goddess of funerals

    Nascio: Goddess of birth

    Necessitas: Goddess of destiny

    Nemestrinus: God of the woods

    Neptune: God of the Sea

    Nerio: Minor Goddess; Consort to Mars

    Nixi: Divinities that were invoked to help women in giving birth

    Nodutus: God responsible for the knots in the corn

    Nona: Goddess of pregnancy

    Novensilus: Appellation of the nine great gods of the Etruscans

    Nox: "Night"; Personification of night

    Nundina: Goddess of the Ninth Day

    Obarator: God of ploughing

    Occator: God of harrowing

    Ops: "Plenty" Goddess of the earth as a source of fertilty; Goddess of abundance and wealth

    Orbona: Goddess who was invoked by childless parents

    Orcus: God of death and the underworld; God of oaths; Punisher of perjurers

    Pales: Patron Goddess of shepards and flocks

    Parcae: Goddess of Fate

    Partula: Minor Goddess of birth

    Patalena: Deity who protects the blossoms

    Paventia: Goddess who protects children against sudden fright

    Pax: "Peace"; Personified Goddess of peace

    Penates: "The Inner Ones"; Patron Gods of the storeroom

    Picumnus: Minor God of growth and fertility of the fields

    Picus: Ancient deity of agriculture

    Pietas: Personification of the feelings of duty towards the gods, the state and family

    Pilumnus: With Picumnus they stimulated the growth of children and adverted sickness

    Pluto: God of the Underworld; Judge of the dead

    Poena: Goddess of punishment

    Pomona: Goddess who looks over fruit trees

    Portunes: God of ports and harbours

    Porus: God of plenty

    Postverta: Goddess of the past

    Potina: Goddess who is associated with the first drink of children's potion

    Priapus: Patron God of gardens/viniculture/sailors and fishermen

    Promitor: God who is associated with the bringing of the harvests out of the barns

    Prorsa Postvesta: Double-Goddess who was called on by women in labor

    Providentia: Goddess of fore-thought

    Pudicitia: Goddess of modesty and chastity

    Puta: Goddess who watched over the pruning of trees and vines

    Quiritis: Protective Goddess of motherhood

    Rederator: God of the second ploughing

    Robigo: Goddess of corn

    Robigus: God who protected corn against disease

    Rumina: Protector of suckling infants and the nursing mothers

    Rusina: Divinity who protects the fields

    Salacia: Sea Goddess

    Salus: Personified Goddess of health and prosperity

    Sancus: Deity who looked over oaths and good faith

    Saritor: God of wedding and hoeing

    Saturn: God of agriculture

    Securitas: Goddess of security

    Semonia: Goddess of sowing

    Sentia: Goddess who started a child's first awareness

    Silvanus: God of forests/groves and wild fields

    Sol: Personified god of the sun

    Somnus: God of sleep

    Sors: God of luck

    Spes: Personified goddess of hope

    Spiniensis: God who was called upon when people removed thorns from their fields

    Stata Mater: Goddess who guards against fires

    Stercutus: God who looked over the fertilising of farmland

    Stimula: Goddess who starts passion in women

    Sternua: Goddess of strength and vigor

    Suadela: Goddess of persuasion, especially in the realm of love

    Subruncinator: God of weeding

    Summanus: God of nightly thunder

    Talassio: Marital Demon

    Tellumo: Divinity who symbolises growth in nature

    Tellus: Goddess of earth

    Tempestes: Goddesses of storms

    Terminus: Deity who protects the boundaries of fields

    Terra: "Earth"; Personified Goddess of the earth

    Terra Mater: "Mother Earth"; Goddess of fertility and growth

    Tiberinus: God of the river Tiber

    Tibertus: God of the river Anio

    Trivia: Personified deity of crossroads

    Vacuna: Goddess of agriculture

    Veiovis: God of healing

    Venus: Goddess of love and beauty

    Vercvactor: First God of ploughing

    Veritas: "Truth"; Goddess of Truth

    Verminus: God of worms in cattle

    Vertumnus: Divinity of seasons and the changing and ripening of plants

    Vesta: Goddess of the hearth

    Vica Pota: Goddess of victory

    Victoria: Personification of victory

    Viduus: "Divider"; Deity who separates the soul of the invididual from their corpse

    Viriplaca: Goddess to whom couples who had domestic problems made offerings to

    Virtus: God of courage and military prowess

    Vitumnus: God who gave life to the child in the womb

    Volumna: Protective Goddess of the nursery

    Vulcan: God of fire (especially destructive fires)

    Vulturnus: God of the east wind

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