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"In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Latin: Mārs, pronounced [maːrs]) was the 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 in the religion of the Roman army. Most of his festivals were held in March, the month named for him (Latin Martius), and in October, which began the season for military campaigning and ended the season for farming. Under the influence of Greek culture, Mars was identified with the Greek god Ares, whose myths were reinterpreted in Roman literature and art under the name of Mars. But the character and dignity of Mars differed in fundamental ways from that of his Greek counterpart, who is often treated with contempt and revulsion in Greek literature. Mars was a part of the Archaic Triad along with Jupiter and Quirinus, the latter of whom, as a guardian of the Roman people, had no Greek equivalent. Mars´ altar in the Campus Martius, the area of Rome that took its name from him, was supposed to have been dedicated by Numa, the peace-loving semi-legendary second king of Rome. Although the center of Mars´ worship was originally located outside the sacred boundary of Rome (pomerium), Augustus made the god a renewed focus of Roman religion by establishing the Temple of Mars Ultor in his new forum." - ( 22.10.2019)

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Was depicted (Actor) Mars
Created Christoph Jakob Leherr (1647-1707) ()
Created Georg Hautsch (1659 - ca. 1745) ()
Created Georg Friedrich Nürnberger (-1716) ()
Created Sebastian Dadler (1586-1657) ()
[Relation to person or institution] Amor (Mythologie) ()
[Relation to person or institution] Georg Ludwig Jüngst (-1736) ()
Commissioned C. Publicius Malleolus ()
Commissioned L. Valerius Flaccus ()
Commissioned Ti. Veturius ()
Commissioned Caius Aburius Geminus ()
Commissioned L. Axius L. f. Naso ()
Commissioned Cn. Cornelius Blasio Cn. f. ()
Commissioned Cn. Cornelius Lentulus Clodianus ()
Commissioned P. Fonteius P. f. Capito ()
Commissioned L. Metellus ()
Commissioned / Was depicted (Actor) Alexander Severus (208-235) ()
Commissioned A. Postumius Albinus ()
Commissioned Antoninus Pius (86-161) ()
Commissioned / Was depicted (Actor) Marcus Aurelius (121-180) ()
Commissioned Septimius Severus (146-211) ()
Commissioned Trajan (53-117) ()
Commissioned Decimus Junius Brutus Albinus (-0081--0043) ()
Commissioned Augustus (-63-14) ()
Commissioned Quintus Minucius M. f. Thermus ()
Commissioned L. Postumius Albinus ()
Commissioned L. Iulius L. f. Caesar ()
Was depicted (Actor) Juno ()
Was depicted (Actor) Jupiter (Mythologie) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Minerva (Göttin) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Roma (Mythology) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Mn. Fonteius C. f. ()
Was depicted (Actor) Victoria ()
Was depicted (Actor) Diana ()
Was depicted (Actor) Faustina the Younger (0120-0175) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Venus ()
Was depicted (Actor) Gordian III (225-244) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Pax ()
Was depicted (Actor) John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) ()

[Relation to person or institution] Mars
Created Jean Mauger (1648-1722) ()
Created Rambert Dumarest (1750-1806) ()
Created Jérome Roussel (1663-1713) ()
[Relation to person or institution] Neptune ()
[Relation to person or institution] Mercury ()
[Relation to person or institution] Jupiter (Mythologie) ()
[Relation to person or institution] Victoria ()
[Relation to person or institution] Simon Studion (1543-1605) ()
[Relation to person or institution] Sol (Mythologie) ()
[Relation to person or institution] Venus ()
[Relation to person or institution] Lady Justice ()
Commissioned Francis I of France (1494-1547) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) ()
Was depicted (Actor) Louis XIV of France (1638-1715) ()