May 2, 2004
The Roman Pantheon consisted of a great number of deities. The following lists give a large sampling of some of these. There were 12 Major Roman Gods imported from Greece, known as the Dii Consentes. There were a great number of Minor Gods associated with anything from agriculture to the city sewers. Some evolved within the belief system of the Latin people, but many were borrowed from other cultures. Adopted Gods highlights some of these.
Additionally, with the develop of the Imperial system, many emperors and there families were deified, both in lifetime and after death. The Gods of the Imperial Cult provides a small sample of some of the more prominent names.