Jupiter (meethologie)

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Keeng o the Gods;
God o sky an lichtnin
Member o the Airchaic an Capitoline Triads
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A marble statue o Jupiter frae c. 200 AD[a]
Ither namesJove
SymbolLichtnin bolt, eagle
Personal Information
ChilderMars, Vulcan, Minerva, Hercules
SiblinsRoman tradeetion: Juno
Greco-Roman: Pluto an Neptune
Greek equivalentZeus

Jupiter (Laitin: Iuppiter; genitive case: Iovis) or Jove is the keeng o the gods an the god o sky an thunner in meeth. Jupiter wis the chief deity o Roman state releegion ootthrou the Republican an Imperial eras, till Christianity becam the dominant releegion o the Empire. In Roman meethologie, he negotiates wi Numa Pompilius, the seicont keeng o Roum, tae establish principles o Roman releegion sic as offerin, or saicrifeece.

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  1. With 19t-century addeetions o drapery, scepter, eagle, an Victory