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...e brothers of Jupiter, are the gods of the underworld and the sea. Diana is the goddess of the hunt, and Mars is the war god, whom always had soldiers that would make offerings to him in time of war. The messenger god, Mercury, also had the job of trading and profit. Janus was the god of two faced doorways, which meant during war the gates of the city were open and during times of peace the gates were closed. Janus could also tell the future and recall what happened in the past and for that he was looked upon for his wisdom. The Roman god of hearth and family Vesta , the daughter of Saturn, had followers called Vestal Virgins and a cult that was created by the second king of Rome, Numa. Faunus was the God of nature and was celebrated during a festival in December. The romans had a god for every river and spring, and had a strange yearly process of giving offerings.
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