Mars The god of war

The ancient Romans gave Mars special importance because they considered him the father of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome.

Romulus and Remus w/ the she-wolf

The symbols that represent Mars are a shield, and a spear.

Mars' Shield
Mars' Spear

Before going into battle, Roman troops offered sacrifices to Mars.

The wolf and the woodpecker were associated with Mars.

Mars is the son of Zeus, ruler of the skies, and king of all Gods

Find out more about Mars, by watching this YouTube video!

Works Cited

Genovese, E. N. "Mars." World Book Student. World Book, 2017. Web. 4 Jan. 2017.

"Mars (mythology)." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 04 Jan. 2017.

ABOUT: MARS (Roman God of War). YouTube. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jan. 2017. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUcZHXu7GFQ>.

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