In Ancient Rome religion was very important to the people. As part of their daily routine they would honour their gods and goddesses, sometimes with offerings or sacrifices.
There were public temples to gods and goddesses all over the Roman Empire and every home had a shrine or room dedicated to the gods.
Juno was the wife of Jupiter, king of the gods. She was the Roman Goddesss representing women.
Ceres (Demeter) was the goddess of agriculture and fertility
Diana (Artemis) was the goddess of the hunt and protector of children
Juno (Hera) was the goddess of marriage; consort of Jupiter
Minerva (Athena) was the goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts
Venus (Aphrodite) was the goddess of love and beauty
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Hadrian was one of the most remarkable and talented of all the Emperors of Rome.... more