Dis Pater: Who was he?

Originally posted on We Are Star Stuff: Julius Caesar wrote that the Gauls believed they were descended from Dis Pater. In his writings, he did not give the local names for his deities, substituting ones his readers would recognize. (This was the interpretatio romana, giving foreign deities Roman names and attributes.) Dis was originally the…

Dis Pater: Who was he?

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