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Neptune (Roman deity)


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    • Neptunus (Roman deity)
    • Neptuno (Roman deity)
    • Neptun (Roman deity)
    • Нептун (Roman deity)
    • Neptú (Roman deity)
    • Νεπτούνους (Roman deity)
    • Neptounous (Roman deity)
    • Nettuno (Roman deity)
    • נפטון (Roman deity)
    • Neptūns (Roman deity)
    • Neptūnas (Roman deity)
    • Nettunu (Roman deity)
    • ネプトゥーヌス (Roman deity)
    • Neputūnusu (Roman deity)
    • Netun (Roman deity)
    • 尼普顿 (Roman deity)
    • Nipudun (Roman deity)
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    • found: Arnaldi, Adelina. Ricerche storico-epigrafiche sul culto di "Neptunus" nell'Italia romana, 1997.
    • found: Wikipedia, July 8, 2016:Neptune (mythology) (Neptune (Latin: Neptunus) was the god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion. He is the counterpart of the Greek god Poseidon. In the Greek-influenced tradition, Neptune was the brother of Jupiter and Pluto; the brothers presided over the realms of Heaven, the earthly world, and the Underworld. Salacia was his consort) Aragonese page (Neptuno) Azerbaijani page (Neptun [in roman]) Belarusian page (Нептун = Neptun) Bulgarian page (Нептун = Neptun) Catalan page (Neptú) Greek page (Νεπτούνους = Neptounous) Italian page (Nettuno) Hebrew page (נפטון = Nepṭun) Latvian page (Neptūns) Lithuanian page (Neptūnas) Maltese page (Nettunu) Japanese page (ネプトゥーヌス = Neputūnusu) Piedmontese page (Netun) Chinese page (尼普顿 = Nipudun)
    • found: Britannica online, July 8, 2016(Neptune, Latin Neptunus, in Roman religion, originally the god of fresh water; by 399 bce he was identified with the Greek Poseidon and thus became a deity of the sea. His female counterpart, Salacia, was perhaps originally a goddess of leaping springwater, subsequently equated with the Greek Amphitrite) - https://www.britannica.com/topic/Neptune-Roman-god
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, July 8, 2016(Neptune. The god of the sea among the Romans. He was not a very powerful god, and little is known of his origin. When he was first introduced in Rome, he already had all the characteristics of the Greek Poseidon. Despite the fact that his cult grew after his equation with Poseidon, Neptune was far less popular among sailors than Poseidon was among the Greek mariners. Neptune was held in much higher regard as Neptune Equester, the god and patron of horse-racing and horses. One of temples was located near the Circus Flaminius, one of the larger trace-tracks. Another sanctuary was in the Campus Martius (25 BCE) were the Neptunalia was celebrated on July 23. The trident is Neptune's attribute.)
    • found: Oxford dictionaries online, July 8, 2016(Neptune 1. Roman Mythology: The god of water and of the sea. Greek equivalent Poseidon)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, July 8, 2016(Neptune: the Roman god of the sea -- compare Poseidon; Poseidon: the Greek god of the sea -- compare Neptune)
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