Saturn (Latin: Sāturnus [saːˈtʊrnʊs]) was a god in ancient Roman religion, and a character in Roman mythology.
Saturn’s mythological reign was depicted as a Golden Age of plenty and peace.
After the Roman conquest of Greece, he was conflated with the Greek titan Cronus, becoming known as a god of time.
What Greek god is Saturn?
Is Zeus a Titan?
In Greek mythology, the words “Titan” and “God” seem to be used interchangeably. For example, Zeus is a God, but Cronus (his father) was a Titan.29 Apr 2015
How did the Romans worship Saturn?
Unlike the other Roman gods, sacrifices to Saturn were made by the Greek rite; that meant that the people conducting the ritual had their head uncovered. Usually the Romans worshiped their gods with their heads covered. Saturn’s statue was draped with a white veil during the ritual.23 Feb 2017
Who were the Titan gods?
Titans. The Titans were the deities in Greek mythology that preceded the Olympians. They were the children of the primordial deities Uranus (heaven) and Gaea (earth). The Titans included Oceanus, Tethys, Hyperion, Theia, Coeus, Phoebe, Cronus, Rhea, Mnemosyne, Themis, Crius and Iapetus.