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Roman Myths
for Kids
 
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The Romans, as they grew and conquered other lands, adopted those things from other cultures that they liked.  They even adopted other peoples' gods.  When the Romans met the Greeks and heard all the stories about the Greek gods, they just loved them. They adopted all the Greek gods.  They changed the names of the gods to make them Roman and changed some of the stories to make the gods act more like Romans.  Soon they even were able to act like these had been Roman gods all along.   

If you want to learn more, read: The Truth About Myths

 

Roman Myths

The Legend of Romulus and Remus 
(This is a Roman story, not adopted from the Greeks)

A Tall Tale - The Baby Mercury 

The Trouble with Oracles 

Apollo and Cassandra

Pluto and the King

Pluto and the River Styx

Minerva and Neptune
Whose Gift is Best? The Contest
 

Jupiter, Juno, and Little Io

Orpheus and Eurydice

The Charming Story of Cupid & Psyche

Theseus & Ariadne

Bacchus & Ariadne

King Midas and the Golden Touch 

King Midas and the Donkey Ears

Echo & Hera 

Echo & Narcissus

Echo & Pan

Ceres and Proserpine and the Reason for Seasons

The Mighty Hercules 

Perseus and Medusa

Pandora's Box 

Daedalus and Iccarus

Myths from Starfall


Play Games & Hear Myths

Myths & Games

Write Myths of Your Own
with the Brainstorming Machine
 

See and hear   


More 

Roman Gods for Kids

Dei Consentes (Council of the 12 Gods):
 Jupiter, Juno, Neptune, Ceres,
Minerva, Apollo, Diana, Venus,
Mars, Mercury, Vulcan, Vesta
 

 

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