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  1. Pagan Temple in Armenia

  2. Legendary Father of Romulus and Remus Through his divine favor the Romans believed that they succeeded in martial endeavors Mars – Roman God of War

  3. Temple of Jupiter

  4. Chief priest of Rome Title assumed by Julius and Augustus Caesar in their attempts to consolidate power Title later assumed by the bishop of Rome i.e. the Pope Pontifex Maximus

  5. Dates to second century BCE Where 6 priestesses kept the civic fires of Rome burning continuously Circular design was particularly Roman Temple of the Vesta Rome

  6. Built in first century CE Housed the seven principal gods of Rome (planet gods) Concrete exterior including roof One of the largest domed structures in the world Pantheon

  7. One of the most popular gods of the Greco Roman world Represented the sun, wisdom, justice The favored god of the ancient Trojans; Achilles desecrates his temple in the Iliad ApolloTemple of Zeus

  8. Temple of ArtemisGoddess of Hunting

  9. ArtemisGoddess of Hunting and Childbirth

  10. Isis Set Osiris

  11. The Old Kingdom

  12. Included art and decorations intended to facilitate the immortality of the inhabitant Pyramid Tombs

  13. Became chief god of Egypt during the second millennium BCE Amen-Re

  14. Ammit

  15. Isis Lactans

  16. Through syncretism fused with Osiris to be the god of civilization, the lawgiver, and liberation Herodotus recognized the similarities in the 400s BCE The fusion expanded to include Mithras and other bearers of civilization Dionysus

  17. CybeleThe Great Mother

  18. Pagan God Mithras