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Consenʹtes Dii

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The twelve chief Roman deities

Jupiter, Apollo, Mars, Neptune, Mercury, and Vulcan.

Juno, Vesta, Minerva, Cerēs, Diana, and Venus.

Ennius puts them into two hexameter verses:

“Juno, Vesta, Minerva, Ceres, Diana, Venus, Mars,

Mercurius, Joviʹ, Neptunus, Vulcanus, Apollo.”

Calledconsentes,” says Varro,


“Quia in consilium Jovis adhibebantur.”—De Lingua Latina, vii. 28.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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