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Jupiter (Roman deity)

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    • Iuppiter (Roman deity)
    • Iovis (Roman deity)
    • Jove (Roman deity)
    • Chupiter (Roman deity)
    • Yupiter (Roman deity)
    • Юпітэр (Roman deity)
    • I︠U︡pitėr (Roman deity)
    • Юпитер (Roman deity)
    • Yaou (Roman deity)
    • Iau (Roman deity)
    • Γιούπιτερ (Roman deity)
    • Gioupiter (Roman deity)
    • Jupitero (Roman deity)
    • Xúpiter (Roman deity)
    • Giove (Roman deity)
    • יופיטר (Roman deity)
    • Yow (Roman deity)
    • Jupiters (Roman deity)
    • Jupiteris (Roman deity)
    • Јупитер (Roman deity)
    • Ġove (Roman deity)
    • Jowisz (Roman deity)
    • Giovi (Roman deity)
    • Juppiter (Roman deity)
    • Hupiter (Roman deity)
    • Юпітер (Roman deity)
    • 朱庇特 (Roman deity)
    • Zhubite (Roman deity)
    • Zhu bi te (Roman deity)
    • Jupiter Optimus Maximus (Roman deity)
    • Diespiter (Roman deity)
    • Lucetius (Roman deity)
    • Jupiter Elicius (Roman deity)
    • Jupiter Fulgur (Roman deity)
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        Roman deity
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    • found: Jupiter Tonans, 1979.
    • found: Jupiter in den Epen der Flavierzeit, 1984.
    • found: Iuppiter Diomedes und Merkur als Vorbilder für römische Bildnisstatuen, 1988.
    • found: Myth, sexuality and power : images of Jupiter in Western art, 1998.
    • found: Wikipedia, April 11, 2014(Jupiter (mythology); Jupiter (Latin: Iuppiter; genitive case: Iovis) or Jove is the king of the gods and the god of sky and thunder in ancient Roman religion and myth. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial eras, until Christianity became the dominant religion of the Empire. The Romans regarded Jupiter as the equivalent of the Greek Zeus, and in Latin literature and Roman art, the myths and iconography of Zeus are adapted under the name Iuppiter) Aragonese page (Chupiter) Azerbaijani page (Yupiter [in roman]) Belarusian page (Юпітэр = I︠U︡pitėr) Bulgarian page (Юпитер = I︠U︡piter) Breton page (Yaou) Welsh page (Iau) Greek page (Γιούπιτερ = Gioupiter) Esperanto page (Jupitero) Galician page (Xúpiter) Indonesian page (Yupiter) Italian page (Giove) Hebrew page (יופיטר = Yupiṭer) Cornish page (Yow) Latvian page (Jupiters) Lithuanian page (Jupiteris) Macedonian page (Јупитер = Jupiter) Maltese page (Ġove) Polish page (Jowisz) Sicilian page (Giovi) Finnish page (Juppiter) Tagalog page (Hupiter) Ukrainian page (Юпітер = I︠U︡piter) Chinese page (朱庇特 = Zhubite)
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, April 11, 2014(Jupiter is the supreme god of the Roman pantheon, called dies pater, "shining father". He is a god of light and sky, and protector of the state and its laws. He is a son of Saturn and brother of Neptune and Juno (who is also his wife). The Romans worshipped him especially as Jupiter Optimus Maximus (all-good, all-powerful). This name refers not only to his rulership over the universe, but also to his function as the god of the state who distributes laws, controls the realm and makes his will known through oracles. His English name is Jove.) -
    • found: Britannica online, April 11, 2014(Jupiter, also called Jove, Latin Iuppiter, Iovis, or Diespiter, the chief ancient Roman and Italian god. Like Zeus, the Greek god with whom he is etymologically identical (root diu, "bright"), Jupiter was a sky god. One of his most ancient epithets is Lucetius ("Light-Bringer"); and later literature has preserved the same idea in such phrases as sub Iove, "under the open sky." As Jupiter Elicius he was propitiated with a peculiar ritual to send rain in time of drought; as Jupiter Fulgur he had an altar in the Campus Martius, and all places struck by lightning were made his property and were guarded from the profane by a circular wall.)
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    • 2014-04-11: new
    • 2014-07-15: revised
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