The Gods of Mars

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  • The Mars: The Roman God Of War

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    Mars is the Roman god of war and he is compared to blood. Mars is also called the red planet by its pink tones. Mars is the fourth planet in the Solar System. The distance from the Earth to Mars depends on the opposition on Mars at the time of opposition is 102 million kilometers. If the opposition happens in the Perihelion the distance at the time of the opposition is 59 million kilometers. Mars is a planet with 36% of gravity to compared the Earth. If on Earth are 100 pounds on Mars it would weigh

  • Mars: The God of War or the Planet?

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    Introduction- History of Mars In ancient Roman religion, Mars (Greek: Ares) was the god of war and was an agricultural guardian. He was the second most important only to Jupiter and Neptune. Mars was the strongest military god of them all according to the religion of the Roman army. Mars was a part of the Archaic Triad with Jupiter and Quirinus. Mars used his military powers as a way to secure peace. Mars was a father Romulus and Remus and his wife was Rhea Silvia. Many people think Mars got its name because

  • Greek God Of War: Mars In Roman Culture

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    Ares the Olympian God of War also known as Mars in Roman culture. Ares is known as a short-tempered man,who represented war, violence, and victory. Ares can usually be seen with his shield, spear ,and helm. Ares is very rarely seen in literature in comparison to other gods, but when he is he is usually being embarrassed by the other gods. Ares is also known for his part in the Trojan war when he chose the losing side of the war. Ares is the God of War, son of Zeus and Hera, and one of the most prominent

  • Mars Festival

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    The festivals for the celebration and worship of Mars occurred in the spring and fall. “The month of Martius (March) was named after the god. Important festivals and ceremonies, usually connected to the preparation and closure of military campaigns, were held in honour of the god in March and October and carried out by Mars' specially dedicated priests, the flamen Martialis.” (AE) . The first festival of the year was actually on February 27th with the first Equirria, which was to ensure all would

  • How Does Apollo Use Stock Epithets In Greek Poetry

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    Stock Epithets of Greek Poetry Stock epithet is a descriptive word or phrase which an author uses to describe an object or a person. The Iliad and The Odyssey use stock epithets with characters such as Apollo, Mars, and Poseidon. Apollo is a God of prophecy, light, poetry, and music. Apollo uses stock epithet in The Iliad, when it says, “Apollo of the silver bow.” This epithet references the key role Apollo plays in archery during the events of The Iliad. Apollo plays a very decisive

  • The God Of War In Greek Mythology

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    Representing the violent and untamed aspect of warfare, the God of War held two different names: Ares and Mars. The God of War in Greek mythology, Ares, was not well worshiped as he was seen primarily as destructive and ill-tempered, causing epidemics and using his physical strength and violent nature in battles to overwhelm entire armies. These characteristics, however, were appreciated by the ancient Romans who renamed the Greek God Mars and became a father figure with military power that was seen

  • Major Greek Gods and Goddesses Essay

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    Unlike religious gods today, the Greek gods resembled human being in their form and their emotions, and suffered from the same dilemmas humans throughout time have faced. The Greeks believe in many gods and think they are very much like people. They have both supernatural powers and human weaknesses. The gods would fight, play on each other, gets angry or jealous, and steal from each other. The Olympian Gods live atop Mt. Olympus in Greece behind a gate of clouds. They watch the mortals down

  • Jupiter: King Of The Gods

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    king of the gods. He feared nothing and hurled thunderbolts to bring order to situations if he was angered or wanted to bring order to things. He did this on earth and the realm of the gods to strike fear into them. Juno was the sister of Jupiter, as well as his wife; making her the queen of the gods. She was known to watch over and protect the women of Rome. Jupiter’s brother Pluto had been the god of the underworld he was feared beyond all others. Jupiter and Juno had a son named Mars. The majority

  • CEU Cultural Competency Continuing Education

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    ethnicity of their cultural backgrounds because being divergent is good for everyone, it shapes how people see the world, and God made each of us unique masterpieces. Being divergent is good for everyone. That is why it is our job to carry on our culture's legacy. "CEU, Cultural Competency Continuing Education." CEU, Cultural Competency Continuing Education. Web. 30 Mar. 2016. Because if we do not cherish our ancestors beliefs/cultures, they will end up going extinct. Not to mention our country

  • Greek and Roman Gods

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    heroes, gods and goddesses to explain natural events. (Leonard, “Mythology”). In mythology, most stories are connected and explain another myth, (Stapleton 42). According to the article “Roman Gods”, the twelve greatest gods and goddess of Rome were parallel to the twelve Olympian gods in Greek Mythology. Many of the Roman gods were believed to have been involved in founding Rome (“Roman gods”). The Greek god, Zeus was King and father of all the gods and the sky (“Principal Greek and Roman Gods”).