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Can you name the characters from Roman mythology?

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God of beginnings, transitions & gates, doors, doorways, passages and endings/usually depicted as having two faces looking to future & past
Son of Jupiter & Alcmene/defeated Cacus who was terrorizing Roman countryside/conception was subject of Plautus's play Amphitryon
Goddess of the hunt, the moon and childbirth/twin of Apollo/sacred oak groves
King of the gods and the god of sky and thunder/sacred animal is eagle
Roman name for Greek Dionysus/thyrsus (fennel staff) is sometimes wound with ivy and dripping with honey/wild female followers & bearded satyrs/associated w/Liber/wild sex parties
God of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection/son of Venus/counterpart to Greek Eros/fell in love with & married Psyche
Protector and special counselor of the state/daughter of Saturn/sister & wife of Jupiter/mother of Mars & Vulcan/called Regina (queen)/warlike image w/peacock
Ruler of the underworld/more postive than Hades/husband of Proserpina/god of wealth & money/somtimes confused with Greek Plutus
God of generation, plenty, agriculture, renewal & liberation/temple in Rome housed state treasury/celebrated in famous namesake festival in December/counterpart of Greek Cronus
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Virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family/symbolized by the sacred fire that burned at her hearth and temples/priestesses were namesake 'virgins'
Son of Jupiter & Maia/guide of souls to underworld/god of financial gain, commerce, eloquence (poetry), communication, travelers, luck, thieves/carries caduceus (staff)
God of fire including the fire of volcanoes, also god of metalworking and the forge/Greek counterpart is Hephaestus
God of war & agricultural guardian/second only to Jupiter/most prominent of military gods in religion of the Roman army/father or Romulus & Remus w/Rhea Silvia
Goddess whose functions encompassed love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and desire/mother of Aeneas by Anchises/born of sea-foam/represented by myrtle
Adopted from Greeks/referred to as Phoebus by later roman poets/claimed as father of Augustus/god of music, truth and prophecy, healing, the sun and light, plague, poetry, and more
Virgin goddess of wisdom, music, poetry, medicine/sponsor of arts, trade & strategy/born w/weapons from head of Jupiter/equated w/Greek Athena/sacred creature is namesake owl
Goddess of agriculture, grain crops, fertility and motherly relationships/mother of Proserpina/counterpart of Greek Demeter
God of freshwater and the sea/brother of Jupiter and Pluto/married to Salacia/god of horses

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