Neptune (mythology) facts for kids
In Roman mythology, Neptune was the god of water and the sea. He was a relative of Ceres. His Greek equivalent is the god Poseidon. The Roman conception of Neptune was mainly influenced by the Etruscan god Nethuns.
Neptune was associated with fresh water as well as the sea, Oceanus was the god of the world-ocean.
Images for kids
Mosaic of Neptune (Regional Archeological Museum Antonio Salinas, Palermo)
Chichester Inscription which reads (in English): "To Neptune and Minerva, for the welfare of the Divine House, by the authority of Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus, Great King in Britain,¹ the college of artificers and those therein erected this temple from their own resources [...]ens, son of Pudentinus, donated the site."
Neptune (1802), by Catalan sculptor Nicolau Travé, together with two nereids by Antoni Solà. Barcelona: Llotja de Mar.
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