Do you have a favorite Roman god?

Dantius

Homo Sapiens
Staff member
didn't know that god, interesting
 

meisenimverbis

Civis Illustris
Gods can be (and usually are) jealous...
 

Pacifica

grammaticissima
Staff member
"You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me."
 

meisenimverbis

Civis Illustris
"You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me."

Yes, this was the god I had in mind when I said that... But also those Greek gods seem to be jealous among themselves. Perhaps they shouldn't... (As for this god of the Hebrews, in a way it seems to make sense he is jealous... he's a lonely one.)
 

Issacus Divus

H₃rḗǵs h₁n̥dʰéri diwsú
The Romans had a lot of gods and godesses... Most unknown to us, a few unknown even to them by the first century CE... What's your favourite?

(Here's a list.)

This question might be better served if it fell into categories so there's a bit of context. Examples being war, revenge, health, fortune, etc.

It's still a good question, by the way meisenimverbis I just think it could be tweaked.

Edit: a singular to a plural.
 

Issacus Divus

H₃rḗǵs h₁n̥dʰéri diwsú

Issacus Divus

H₃rḗǵs h₁n̥dʰéri diwsú

meisenimverbis

Civis Illustris
A Roman wouldn't think like that, right? That he would angry one god by prefering another...
 

Bitmap

Civis Illustris
I think Romans were fine with the idea of preferring one god over another, so long as you don't do anything to make another deity angry ... but praying to one god in particular is nothing that makes the others angry.
 

TheOtherDrew

New Member
I'd definitely pick the minor god(dess) Atlantius (roman equivalent the greek Hermaphroditus). Because as far as I can tell they're the only nonbinary/genderfluid deity & I feel like they'd have my back.
 
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Hemo Rusticus

Lounge Lizard
Auro(raoraorao)ra, buddy. No question.
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One of the attributives used of her in Vedic is yāvayaddvēṣas 'driving-off-enmity', so I guess this stupid Jojo's reference isn't totally lost.
 

meisenimverbis

Civis Illustris
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