Imperial Temples in the Roman Forum
The temples built in the Forum Romanum during the Imperial era (27 B.C. – A.D. 476) were largely built to commemorate...
Happy Saturnalia to all! December 17, marks the beginning of the Saturnalia, a festival held in honour of Saturn that...
A colossal statue of the Roman goddess Juno Sospita (the Saviour). She wears a goatskin over her head and torso. Probably...
This marble head (1st century CE) comes from a statue of the Roman God, probably copying the cult statue of Zeus from Olympia...
Among the many gods of the Romans, Jupiter, the son of Saturn, was the supreme god, associated with thunder, lightning...
Mars was the Roman god of war and second only to Jupiter in the Roman pantheon. Although most of the myths involving...
A 2nd century CE marble statue of Minerva, the Roman goddess of the arts and warfare. (Capitoline Museums, Rome)
Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom, medicine, commerce, handicrafts, poetry, the arts in general, and later, war...
Minerva of Arezzo
The 'Minerva of Arezzo' is a bronze Etruscan statue dating to the 3rd-2nd century BCE. (Etruscan Archaeological Museum...
The Mithraic Mysteries, also known as Mithraism, were a mystery cult in the Roman world where followers worshipped the Indo-Iranian...