The goddess Luna  - Vatican Museums
The goddess Luna – Vatican Museums

This section contains short explanatory articles on aspects of Roman religion and mythology that have been touched in other articles. This includes the major Roman gods and goddesses, important priesthoods, ancient traditions and explanation of religious terminology.

AeneasAesculapiusApolloBacchusCapitoline TriadCastor and PolluxCeresCupidDianaFlaminesFloraHerculesIsisJanusJunoJupiterJuturnaLaresLunaMarsMercuryMinervaMithrasNeptuneOpsPenatesPontifex maximusQuirinusRape of the Sabine WomenRex SacrorumSaturnSilvanusTemplum vs. AedesUnidentified statuesVenusVestaVestal VirginsVictoriaVulcan


Lesley Adkins and Roy A. Adkins: Dictionary of Roman Religion, Oxford University Press, 2001.

Mary Beard and John North: Religions of Rome, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Mary Beard: The Parthenon, Profile Books, 2002.

Robert Turcan: The Cults of the Roman Empire, Blackwell Publishers, 1996.

Robert Turcan: The Gods of Ancient Rome, Routledge, 2001.

Sub-pages of "Roman Religion and Mythology"