Religion Of Romans
Religion was important to the Romans. They thought that Gods were close to them always, and so they thought gods influenced people doing by supernatural things. Here are some of the gods of Rome:
He was the son of Ankhise and the goddess Venus. He was also the emperor of Troja. When the Greeks conquered Troja, they told Aeneas, that he was free to take with him the one thing he loved most. So Aeneas took with him his old father Ankhise.
The goddess of love, and mother of Aeneas
The god of wars and father of Remus and Romulus
The goddess of hunting, and also a protector of young girls
The goddess of wisdom
The god of grain
The god of wine
The son of Venus, and god of meekness
He had arrows that he shot humans with to make them fall in love.
The god of fire and skill of smith
The goddess of birth and marriage
He took messages from the gods and sent them forward. He was also a protector of thieves and vendors, and he escorted the souls of the dead to Hades.
The god of wild nature, shepherds and cattle
The daughter of Ceres, Queen of "hell"
The reckless god of sea
The greatest god of all, he made Ramulus a god when Mars, the
father of Ramulus, asked him to do so.
At home people served and worshiped homegods, but they especially remembered the Goddess of hearth, Vesta. In the Forum Romanium, the priestess of Vesta guarded the sacred fire. It was kept the symbol of Roma’s state and lasting.