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Untitled Illustration (NZ Truth, 05 January 1918) - National Library of New Zealand - NZ Truth, Papers Past

Untitled Illustration (NZ Truth, 05 January 1918) - National Library of New Zealand - NZ Truth, Papers Past

Mars was the Roman god of war (equivalent to Ares in Greek Mythology) and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome.  He was the most prominent of the military gods worshipped by the Roman legions

Mars was the Roman god of war, equivalent to Ares in Greek Mythology, and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome. He was the most prominent of the military gods worshipped by the Roman legions.

From one of National Geographic's astronomy books - mythological graphics by artist Michael Whelan

A modern rendition of combining the Roman God Mars and astronomy. From one of National Geographic's astronomy books - mythological graphics by artist Michael Whelan.

Ares the Greek god of war and battle and the instigator of violence, a son of Zeus and Hera. Because of his cruel and war-like nature he was despised by all the gods, even his own father disliked him. Ares could be bloody, merciless, fearful and cowardly and possessed no moral attributes. He was, however, unable to withstand the loveliness of Aphrodite, who subsequently became his consort

Greek god - Ares was the great Olympian god of war, battlelust, civil order and manly courage.

Mars (Latin: Mārs, adjectives Martius and Martialis) was the Roman god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome. He was second in importance only to Jupiter, and he was the most prominent of the military gods worshipped by the Roman legions. His festivals were held in March, the month named for him (Latin Martius), and in October, which began and ended the season for military campaigning and farming.

ARES / MARS - A sculpture found in the Forum of Nerva . For the romans Mars had a relationship with a human priestess, Rhea Silvia, with whom he fathered Romulus, the founder of Rome, and Remus.

GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: 11/?  ∟Francois Arnaud as A R E S God of war, bloodshed, and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior. Homer portrays him as moody and unreliable, and he generally represents the chaos of war in contrast to Athena, a goddess of military strategy and skill.

GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: “ ∟Francois Arnaud as A R E S God of war, bloodshed, and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or.

Mars (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mars, God of war, and chief God of the Roman State, is the analogous to the Greek God Ares. Although the Romans reinterpreted the identity of Ares, in the sense that he is now doesn't embody the characteristics of Ares in his entirety.

This statue depicts Mars, the Roman God of war. Rome, a veritable fighting machine, gave their God of war more calculating and impressive traits than Ares, the Greek God of War

This statue depicts Mars, the Roman God of war. Rome, a veritable fighting machine, gave their God of war more calculating and impressive traits than Ares, the Greek God of War

Ares. My favorite Greek God.

Full View of Ludovisi Ares Greek century BCE from Late Republican Roman Temple Pentelic Marble Photographed at the Palazzo Altemps, Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome Italy

Ares, who became the Greek god of war, had a miserable childhood. The only son of the mighty Zeus, ruler of the Olympians, and his wife Hera, Ares was disliked by his father from the moment he was born and was barely tolerated from then on.

Mythology - Ares had a miserable childhood. The only son of the mighty Zeus, ruler of the Olympians, and his wife Hera, Ares was disliked by his father from the moment he was born and was barely tolerated from then on.

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