Pluto is the conventional roman name and you might use it for a trivia question, but really pluto, a god of wealth, is the equivalent of a greek god of wealth called dis. Greek and roman mythology a to z greek and roman mythology a to z revised edition kathleen n. The greek mythology names and the roman mythology names of each culture include gods and goddesses who interacted with humans, with good, bad, and indifferent motives. Pdf greek mythology characters literature class academia. Pdfthe myths and legends of ancient greece and rome ibiblio. In this lesson plan, students will gain an understanding of greek mythology and the olympian gods and goddesses. Plutarch, moralia greek and roman parallel stories. Zeus a greek god is depicted here throwing lightning. Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our.
Greek roman description zeus jupiter lord of the sky and supreme ruler of the gods. A dictionary of greek and roman biography and mythology, in 3 vols. However, the romans would assume this was a depiction of jupiter, the king of gods. This pdf contains portions of the greek mythology link complete collection. Berens the myths and legends of greece and rome, being a popular account of greek and roman mythology. Mythology and folklore characters of greek mythology ares roman name. Minerva was the goddess of wisdom, of war for a right cause, and of the arts of peace. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Table of roman equivalents of greek gods thoughtco. Greek and roman gods here is a list of the names of the greek and roman gods. If its not just all greek to you, test your knowledge with these mythology questions.
Father and ruler of the gods on mount olympus, he is the god of the sky. He was a sun god of great antiq uity, just and wise and of great beauty. Mythical figures such as heracles, midas, and orpheus, roman founderfigures such as aeneas and romulus, and the emerging mythology of the roman imperial family all form part of a continuous narrative fabric. Pdf the complete world of greek mythology download full. Covering the whole breadth of roman and greek mythology from the primordial gods to the heroes of legend, this accessible book is highly recommended for those looking for for an introduction to the topic. She was the special protectress and helper of heroes. The roman version of this gods name was lent to a geological phenomenon and he required frequent pacification.
The want of an interesting work on greek and roman mythology, suitable for the requirements of both boys and girls, has long been. The greeks and romans shared mythology, so you will find two names for most gods. They shared a lot of the same stories, but used different names. Cardea similar to artemis, had power over doorways. The book of greek and roman folktales, legends, and myths. She gave the olive tree to the greeks, and taught the greek women how to spin and weave.679 1291 1544 508 1518 1599 696 1227 809 402 807 487 33 865 289 255 96 1554 1134 927 1166 1162 354 1404 1384 431 300 835 1338 1450 1271