The Roman Mythology gallery offers 103 images of ancient Roman mythology and religion. Similar to Greek mythology, Roman mythology deals with the trials of humans, usually during the construction and establishment of Rome. It differs by rarely having divine intervention of deities.
Roman goddess of abundance.
"A breastplate covered with metal in the form of scales, not used to support the shield, as was done…
The shield of Jupiter, which had been fashioned by Hephaestus. When Jupiter was angry he waved and shook…
"According to the ancient authorities, it was made of bronze, and its form was oval, but with the two…
"Apollo" — Gayley, 1893
"The hair was drawn up around the head, and fastened in a knot." — Anthon, 1891
"Apollo Belvedere" — Gayley, 1893
"Apollo in the Vatican" — Gayley, 1893
"Ares Ludovisi" — Gayley, 1893
"Artemis" — Gayley, 1893
"Among the anceient Romans, a functionary whose duty it was to observe and to interpret, according to…
"Represents a Roman augur, with his litmus or divining staff, observing the signs in the heavens." —…
Roman god of wine and intoxication
"Bacchus embracing Semele" — Gayley, 1893
"Shows a priestess of Bacchus in the attitude of offering a nebris to Bacchus or to one of…
"Boreas" — Gayley, 1893
"Boreas carrying off Orithyia" — Gayley, 1893
A centaur is a half-man half-horse mythical being.
Roman goddess of agriculture
Head of Circe, daughter of the sun.
Roman goddess of concord
Generally represented as a beatiful boy with wings, carrying a bow and quiver arrows, and is often spoken…
Roman goddess of nature and fertility
Diana was a goddess of the Romans. She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo, and…
"Diana, the goddess of the chase."—Colby, 1899
Diana, attired for the chase.
"Diana (Artemis) of Versailles" — Gayley, 1893
Drawing of the Diana of Versailles, a 2nd-century Roman version in the Greek tradition of iconography.…
Roman goddess of nature, fertility and childbirth
A coin engraved with images of Minerva and Jupiter. Minerva was the Roman equivalent to the Greek goddess…
"Eirene (Peace)." —Bulfinch, 1897
"Eros" — Gayley, 1893
"Europa on the Bull" — Gayley, 1893
"Farnese Bull" — Gayley, 1893
"The Three Fates" — Gayley, 1893
Roman goddess of blossoming flowers
"Flying Mercury" — Gayley, 1893
"The Forge of Vulcan" — Gayley, 1893
Roman personification of good fortune
Fortuna, the goddess of chance in Roman mythology.
A female depiction of Fortune with many iconic symbols, such as the rudder, the cornucopia, and ears…
"Rape of Ganymede" — Gayley, 1893
"Ganymede" — Gayley, 1893
"Genius Loci" — Gayley, 1893
"By a beautiful image, the mother herself, who is so deeply interested in the fortunes of her son, is…
"Hermes Psychopompos" — Gayley, 1893
"Iris carrying Child" — Gayley, 1893
Janus, the Roman god, seated.
Roman queen of the gods, sister and wife of Jupiter
The goddess of marriage, women, and good counsel.
Supreme god of the Roman pantheon
Roman goddess of the moon
God of War
Head of Mars, Roman god of war.
The god of war, corresponding to the Greek Ares. He was the son of Juno, and as father of Romulus was…
God of trade and profit.
"Mercury." —Bulfinch, 1897