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List of Gods   : "Ceres"

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name "CERES" Roman Mother goddess. Mother goddess. Ceres is arguably the most recent model of the “great mother” whose predecessors include INANA, IS TAR, ARTEMIS, KYBELE and Demeter on whom she is directly modeled. She is the daughter of KRONOS (Cronus) and RHEA and one of the more important consorts of JUPITER. Ceres was worshiped through the festivals of Thesmophoria and Cerealia in sanctuaries throughout the Greco-Roman empires....
"Ceres" Greek The Latin name for Demeter; also the name of one of the asteroids, the first discovered, by Piazzi, in 1801. Greek
"Ceres Grove" Roman The story of Erisichthon and the transformations of Erisichthon's daughter. Roman
God name "Insitor" Roman God concerned with the sowing of crops and a helper of Ceres. Roman
"Land of Beulah" s In Pilgrim's Progress it is that land of heavenly joy where the pilgrims tarry till they are summoned to enter the cerestial City; the Paradise before the resurrection.
Goddess name "Liber" Italic Chthonic fertility god. Originally associated with husbandry and crops but then assimilated with DIONYSOS. The consort of CERES and father of the goddess LIBERA. His festival, the Liberalia, was on March 17 when young men celebrated the arrival of manhood....
Goddess name "Libera" Italic Chthonic goddess. The daughter of LIBER and CERES....
God name "Pluto" Roman God of the underworld. Derived from the Greek model of HADES, he abducted the daughter of CERES, PROSERPINA, to reign as his queen. The three-headed dog Cerberus was set to guard the gate of Hades and through the kingdom flowed the two rivers of death, the Cocytus and the Acheron which could be crossed only by the ferryman Charon. According to Roman tradition, the entrance to the underworld was at Avernus in Rome where the Christian church of St. Maria del Inferno was built.See also HADES....
God name "Redarator" Roman Minor god of Agriculture. Associated with second ploughing and invoked by sacrifice, generally with TELLUS and CERES....
Supreme god name "Tanik" Phoenician / Pontic / Carthaginian moon goddess. Known largely from inscriptions at various sites along the North African coast and linked with the goddess ASTARTE. Her symbol is a triangular device with horizontal bars supporting a moon disc. Both deities are described as “ladies of the sanctuary.” Tanit was the supreme goddess at Carthage, known as the “face of BAAL,” until usurped by the Roman goddess JUNO; she survived under the name CAELESTIS. The goddess CERES was also worshiped in the TANIT temple at Carthage. Also Tenit....
Goddess name "Tellus" Roman Chthonic primordial earth mother. A corn deity, generally regarded as benevolent, but also a goddess of the dead. Enemy armies were offered to her and cursed in her name. Both she and the corn goddess CERES were propitiated with human sacrifice. Also TERRA MATER....
God name "Verevctor" Roman A minor god of plowing who was associated with the sacrifices to Tellus & Ceres
God name "Vervactor" Roman Minor god of ploughing. Associated with sacrifices to TELLUS and CERES....