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[[File:Dii Consentes.jpg|thumb|250px|The Twelve Gods]]
 
[[File:Dii Consentes.jpg|thumb|250px|The Twelve Gods]]
   
The '''Twelve Gods''' was a collective term referring to the twelve major deities of the [[Greece|Greek]] pantheon.
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The '''Twelve Gods''' was a collective term referring to the twelve major deities of the [[Greece|Greek]] pantheon. They were also referred to as ''{{Wiki|Dii consentes}}'' within the Roman pantheon.<ref>''[[Assassin's Creed: Revelations]]'' - [[Abstergo Files]]</ref>
   
 
During the [[Peloponnesian War]] [[Athens]] housed an open-air [[Altar of the Twelve Gods|shrine]] dedicated to the group.<ref>''[[Assassin's Creed: Odyssey]]''</ref>
 
During the [[Peloponnesian War]] [[Athens]] housed an open-air [[Altar of the Twelve Gods|shrine]] dedicated to the group.<ref>''[[Assassin's Creed: Odyssey]]''</ref>
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*[[Ares]] - God of war
 
*[[Ares]] - God of war
 
*[[Artemis]] - Goddess of hunting, animals and moonlight
 
*[[Artemis]] - Goddess of hunting, animals and moonlight
*[[Athena]] - Goddess of wisdom, battle strategy, war and handicrafts
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*[[Minerva|Athena]] - Goddess of wisdom, battle strategy, war and handicrafts
 
*[[Demeter]] - Goddess of crop growth
 
*[[Demeter]] - Goddess of crop growth
 
*[[Dionysus]] - God of wine, ecstasy, parties, theater and dancing or {{Wiki|Hestia}} - Goddess of the fireplace
 
*[[Dionysus]] - God of wine, ecstasy, parties, theater and dancing or {{Wiki|Hestia}} - Goddess of the fireplace
 
*[[Hephaistos]] - Blacksmith of the gods, god of metalwork, volcanoes and craftsmen
 
*[[Hephaistos]] - Blacksmith of the gods, god of metalwork, volcanoes and craftsmen
*[[Hera]] - Queen of the gods, goddess of marriage and women
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*[[Juno|Hera]] - Queen of the gods, goddess of marriage and women
 
*[[Hermes Trismegistus|Hermes]] - Messenger of the gods, god of trickery, thieves, roads and commerce
 
*[[Hermes Trismegistus|Hermes]] - Messenger of the gods, god of trickery, thieves, roads and commerce
 
*[[Poseidon]] - God of the sea
 
*[[Poseidon]] - God of the sea
*[[Zeus]] - King of the gods, god of thunderstorms, divine law and justice
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*[[Jupiter|Zeus]] - King of the gods, god of thunderstorms, divine law and justice
   
 
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Dii Consentes

The Twelve Gods

The Twelve Gods was a collective term referring to the twelve major deities of the Greek pantheon. They were also referred to as Dii consentes within the Roman pantheon.[1]

During the Peloponnesian War Athens housed an open-air shrine dedicated to the group.[2]

Members

  • Aphrodite - Goddess of love and femininity 
  • Apollo - God of music, poetry, sunlight, medicine, foresight and order
  • Ares - God of war
  • Artemis - Goddess of hunting, animals and moonlight
  • Athena - Goddess of wisdom, battle strategy, war and handicrafts
  • Demeter - Goddess of crop growth
  • Dionysus - God of wine, ecstasy, parties, theater and dancing or Hestia - Goddess of the fireplace
  • Hephaistos - Blacksmith of the gods, god of metalwork, volcanoes and craftsmen
  • Hera - Queen of the gods, goddess of marriage and women
  • Hermes - Messenger of the gods, god of trickery, thieves, roads and commerce
  • Poseidon - God of the sea
  • Zeus - King of the gods, god of thunderstorms, divine law and justice

Gallery

Appearance

Reference

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