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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME


This section explains the myths and legends of Ancient Rome and how they affected Roman thinking and social life. Religious practices such as Roman festivals, saturnalias, and sacrifices are described in detail.

The entries are arranged independently so that it is not necessary to read any section in sequence. Each entry deals with a specific Roman god or goddess, or legend associated with them. It is a very useful reference work for anyone who would seek to better understand classical allusions or when reading any piece of Roman literature.

 
  • MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME
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  • E. M. BERENS.
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  • PREFACE.
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  • MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME.
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  • PART I.--MYTHS.
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  • INTRODUCTION.
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  • ORIGIN OF THE WORLD.--FIRST DYNASTY.
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  • SECOND DYNASTY.
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  • CRONUS (SATURN).
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  • SATURN.
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  • RHEA (OPS).
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  • OPS.
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  • DIVISION OF THE WORLD.
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  • THEORIES AS TO THE ORIGIN OF MAN.
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  • THIRD DYNASTY--OLYMPIAN DIVINITIES.
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  • ZEUS[11] (JUPITER).
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  • JUPITER.
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  • HERA (JUNO).
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  • JUNO.
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  • PALLAS-ATHENE (MINERVA).
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  • MINERVA.
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  • THEMIS.
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  • VESTA.
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  • CERES.
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  • APHRODITE (VENUS).
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  • VENUS.
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  • HELIOS (SOL).
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  • EOS (AURORA).
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  • PHOEBUS-APOLLO.
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  • ROMAN APOLLO.
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  • HECATE.
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  • SELENE (LUNA).
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  • ARTEMIS (DIANA).
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  • ARCADIAN ARTEMIS.
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  • EPHESIAN ARTEMIS.
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  • BRAURONIAN ARTEMIS.
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  • SELENE-ARTEMIS.
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  • DIANA.
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  • VULCAN.
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  • POSEIDON (NEPTUNE).
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  • NEPTUNE.
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  • SEA DIVINITIES.
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  • OCEANUS.
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  • NEREUS.
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  • PROTEUS.
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  • GLAUCUS.
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  • THETIS.
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  • LEUCOTHEA.
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  • THE SIRENS.
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  • ARES (MARS).
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  • MARS.
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  • NIKE (VICTORIA).
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  • VICTORIA.
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  • HERMES (MERCURY).
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  • MERCURY.
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  • DIONYSUS (BACCHUS).
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  • BACCHUS OR LIBER.
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  • PLUTO.
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  • PLUTUS.
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  • MINOR DIVINITIES.
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  • THE HARPIES.
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  • NEMESIS.
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  • NIGHT AND HER CHILDREN.
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  • NYX (NOX).
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  • THANATOS (MORS) AND HYPNUS (SOMNUS).
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  • MORPHEUS.
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  • THE GORGONS.
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  • SPHINX.
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  • TYCHE (FORTUNA) AND ANANKE (NECESSITAS).
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  • TYCHE (FORTUNA).
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  • FORTUNA.
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  • ANANKE (NECESSITAS).
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  • KER.
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  • ATE.
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  • MOMUS.
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  • EROS (CUPID, AMOR) AND PSYCHE.
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  • HYMEN.
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  • IRIS (THE RAINBOW).
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  • HEBE (JUVENTAS).
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  • JUVENTAS.
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  • GANYMEDES.
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  • THE MUSES.
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  • PEGASUS.
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  • THE HESPERIDES.
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  • THE NYMPHS.
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  • WATER NYMPHS.
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  • OCEANIDES, NEREIDES, AND NAIADES.
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  • OCEANIDES.
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  • THE NEREIDES.
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  • THE NAIADES.
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  • DRYADES, OR TREE NYMPHS.
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  • NYMPHS OF THE VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS.
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  • THE WINDS.
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  • PAN (FAUNUS).
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  • FAUNUS.
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  • THE SATYRS.
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  • PRIAPUS.
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  • ROMAN DIVINITIES.
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  • JANUS.
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  • FLORA.
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  • ROBIGUS.
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  • POMONA.
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  • VERTUMNUS.
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  • PALES.
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  • PICUS.
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  • PICUMNUS AND PILUMNUS.
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  • SILVANUS.
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  • TERMINUS.
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  • CONSUS.
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  • LIBITINA.
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  • LAVERNA.
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  • COMUS.
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  • GENII.
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  • MANES.
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  • PENATES.
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  • PUBLIC WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND ROMANS.
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  • TEMPLES.
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  • STATUES.
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  • ALTARS.
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  • PRIESTS.
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  • SACRIFICES.
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  • ORACLES.
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  • SOOTHSAYERS (AUGURS).
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  • AUGURS.
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  • FESTIVALS.
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  • GREEK FESTIVALS.
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  • ELEUSINIAN MYSTERIES.
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  • THESMOPHORIA.
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  • DIONYSIA.
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  • DAPHNEPHORIA.
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  • ROMAN FESTIVALS.
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  • SATURNALIA.
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  • CEREALIA.
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  • VESTALIA.
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  • PART II.--LEGENDS.
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  • CADMUS.
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  • PERSEUS.
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  • ION.
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  • THE ARGONAUTS.
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  • STORY OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE.
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  • PELOPS.
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  • HERACLES (HERCULES).
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  • BELLEROPHON.
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  • THESEUS.
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  • OEDIPUS.
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  • THE SEVEN AGAINST THEBES.
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  • THE EPIGONI.
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  • THE SIEGE OF TROY.
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  • RETURN OF THE GREEKS FROM TROY.
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  • PRONOUNCING INDEX.
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  • A COMPLETE COURSE IN THE STUDY OF ENGLISH.
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  • REED'S WORD LESSONS--A COMPLETE SPELLER.
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  • MAYNARD, MERRILL, & CO., PUBLISHERS.
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  • NOTES


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