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What was apollo the god of?
Sun and music
What is apollo known as?
Leader of muses and director of their choir
Who claimed to be Apollo's son?
What are three of Apollo's objects?
Lyre, bow, tripod
What was Bacchus the god of?
What is Bacchus the patron deity of?
agriculture and theater
What is Ceres goddess of?
What is Ceres depicted with?
a scepter, a basket of flowers and fruit, and a garland made of wheat ears
What is Diana goddess of?
moon and hunting
What is were especially sacred to Diana?
What is Janus god of?
Gates, Doors and New Beginnings
What is an interesting physical characteristic of Janus?
He is two headed
What is the symbol of Juno?
Who did Juno protect?
What is Jupiter god of (besides being king of Gods)?
light and sky, and protector of the state and its laws
What was Maia goddess of?
Which goddess was the month of May named for?
Which god was only accessible to women?
Which god is the father of Romulous and Remus?
Which month is named for Mars?
What position was Mecury?
messenger of the gods
How was Minerva supposedly born?
Out of her father's brain
What is Minerva believed to have invented?
numbers and musical instruments
Who are Neptune's brothers?
Jupiter and Pluto
Who was Neptune's wife?
Who did Pluto abduct? What was the consequence?
Proserpina. We now have winter, a sign of her mother's grief
What is Pluto god of?
What is Proserpina goddess of?
Queen of the underworld
What is Saturn god of?
Who was Saturn's wife?
What is Uranus god of?
Who are two of Venus' lovers?
Mars and Vulcan
What was Vesta goddess of?
What does Vesta traditionally hold?
What is Vulcan god of?
Smithing, fire, volcanoes
Who made the thrones for the other gods on Mt. Olympus?
What was Cerberus?
Dog of the Underworld