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In Roman mythology, the Penates ("the inner ones") are the patron gods of the storeroom.
The Roman state had its own Penates, called Penates Publici.
Upon their arrival, the Penates were housed in the Temple of Vesta, on the Forum Romanum.
www.pantheon.org /mythica/articles/p/penates.html   (110 words)

  Penates - LoveToKnow 1911
In the household shrine the image of the Lar (dressed in a toga) was placed between the two images of the Penates, which were represented as dancing and elevating a drinking-horn in token of joy and plenty.
Intermediate between the worship of the public and private Penates were probably the rites (sacra) observed by each clan (gens) or collection of families supposed to be descended from a common ancestor.
Certainly the worship of the Penates, whose altar was the hearth and to whom the kitchen was sacred, was closely connected with that of Vesta, goddess of the domestic hearth.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Penates   (1082 words)

 SLS :: Research Initiatives :: Applications :: PENATES
Penates is a telephone-based conversational interface that provides information for almost 1000 restaurants in the Greater Boston area, covering more than 100 cities, predominantly Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Somerville.
Penates was designed to allow users to ask for restaurant information using naturally spoken English in a fluid conversational style.
During a call, Penates utilizes a set of core speech technologies developed by the SLS group that recognize, understand, and respond to each request from the user.
groups.csail.mit.edu /sls/applications/penates.shtml   (289 words)

 Di Penates Summary
Plautus speaks in Mercator (1.834) of the penates as "gods of the parents" (di penates meum parentum) and distinguishes them from the lar (singular) of the household (familia).
The peculiarity of Rome was that the penates of the city were worshiped both within the city, in a temple on the Velia not far from the Forum (on the site of the later Church of Saints Cosma and Damianus) and in the Latial city of Lavinium.
The aniconic penates worshiped on the Velia acquired human features in the late republic and were often identified with the Dioscuri (Castor and Pollux), an identification apparently repudiated by Varro (De lingua Latina 5.58).
www.bookrags.com /Di_Penates   (500 words)

 AllRefer.com - penates (Ancient Religion) - Encyclopedia
They were worshiped in connection with the lares and, as guardians of the hearth, with Vesta.
Every household was said to possess images of the penates, to whom offerings were made before each meal.
Penates were also public gods, protectors of the community and state.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/penates.html   (164 words)

 Penates: Spiritual - Theosophy Dictionary on Penates
The idea of the penates underwent progressive change and possible degeneration; however, they undoubtedly belong to the great class of genii, whether of a family or of a State, and genius is anything from a planetary spirit to what the simple fancy of Medieval Europe called a fairy.
The reverence paid to the penates by the Romans is a manner of tacitly stating that every individual and group, such as a people, is under the watchful supervision of their spiritual prototypes in the celestial realms.
Penates is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
www.globaloneness.com /a/Penates/id/135523   (973 words)

 ArtRoots.com - For the Love of Fine Art
"Penates" museum, I.E. Repin's country estate, is a unique monument of Russian culture of the late XIX - early XX century.
Here he died on September 29, 1930, and was buried in the area of the park he had selected earlier where everything was made with his own hands and according to his plans: ponds, paths, pergolas.
In the house everything is exactly as in Repin's time: the entrance hall with the copper gong and the "self help" poster, the study where the artist wrote his famous book of memoirs "Far Away, Close Up", the sitting room, the dining room with the unusual round table that allowed guests to manage without servants.
artroots.com /artstore/russian/penatesmuseum/penates.htm   (522 words)

 Roman Deities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the private household, she was worshipped along with the Penates and a Lar.
Penates were household gods that were honoured along with Lares and Vesta, the goddess of the hearth.
Lares were tutelary household gods that were honoured along with Penates and Vesta, the goddess of the hearth.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/roman.html   (5178 words)

 Gods of the Family
Penates is the gods of the storeroom, worshipped along with the Lares.
Penates were in every home as protectors of the house.
Two images of Penates with a Lar between them stood in each household shrine, but the individual deities varied in different homes.
users.eastlink.ca /~cmnicker/rfamily.htm   (367 words)

 penates — Infoplease.com
Every household was said to possess images of the penates, to whom offerings were made before each meal.
Penates were also public gods, protectors of the community and state.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Dii Penates - Dii Penates (Latin).
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0838129.html   (216 words)

 Di Penates   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They were spirits of the innermost part of the house, protectors of the household provisions, and Roman families performed regular rituals in their honor.
This Roman silver figurine of one of the Penates dates from the third century CE; it was part of a hoard of silver statuettes and coins buried in Mâcon, France after 260 CE and may have come from a sanctuary.
The god wears a mural crown (representing the walls of a city) and holds a libation bowl and cornucopia, indicating his role as guardian of abundance within the household and the city.
www.vroma.org /images/mcmanus_images/gods_penates2.htm   (177 words)

 NOVA ROMA ::: RELIGIO ROMANA ::: The Lararium
All profanation of family life was an offense to the Penates, to be punished by the heat of fever and the cold of the chill.
"While the family slept, the Penates watched; all through the night the dull glow of their life was seen in the slow-burning brand lying in the ashes, that kept the fire alive on the hearth.
If that fire died out, the Penates were disgraced, and the family shamed; for the life of the fire once gone was not easily restored.
www.novaroma.org /religio_romana/Lararium1.html   (1075 words)

 Jazda konna, horseriding, horse riding in poland, paardrijvakanties, paardrijvakantie, last minute, polen, paarden, ...
De Penates goden behoorden tot de “familiegoden”, wier functie het was bepaalde plaatsen of personen te beschermen.
De taak van de Penates was het zorgen voor de dagelijkse levensbehoeften: het bewaken van de provisiekast, waarin al het voedsel was opgeslagen.
Penates is ook goed te bereiken met het openbaar vervoer: per trein via Zbąszynek, of per bus, trein of vliegtuig via Poznań.
www.penates.pl /pages/penates_nl.html   (1143 words)

 Leandra - colored pastels on etching paper
The Lares have seen Penates of the most varied origins and customs pass through their walls; the Penates have to make a place for themselves, rubbing elbows with Lares of illustrious, but decaying palaces, full of hauteur, or with Lares from tin shacks, susceptible and distrustful.
The Penates believe they are the city's soul, even if they arrived last year; and they believe they take Leandra with them when they emigrate.
The Penates bring out the old people, the great-grandparents, the great-aunts, the family of the past; the Lares talk about the environment before it was ruined.
www.cittainvisibili.com /disegni/Leandra-en.htm   (311 words)

 Yoga practice on Penates invites freedom from desire of the objects.
Yoga practice on Penates invites freedom from desire of the objects.
When a person become without desire for the objects seen directly and heard of others, this control of the semi knowledge invites oneself not to be under the effect of attraction.
Here is offered an icon of spiritual appearance of The Penates plaque shrine that has been a central ornamentation of every Roman household.
www.heavenlygardens.org /samadhi/step15.htm   (3940 words)

 Penates - NumisWiki, The Collaborative Numismatics Project
It was permitted by the religion of the Romans for each individual to choose his Penates, thus sometimes Jupiter and oftener Vesta with other deities of the heavens, the earth, the water and the infernal regions were selected for household worship.
The statues of the Penates were consecrated in the Penetralia or most secret apartment, and on certain occasions were covered with festoons of garlic and poppies.
It was during the Saturnalia that the festivals of the Lares and Penates were celebrated and besides which a day in each month was dedicated to the honor of these domestic gods.
www.forumancientcoins.com /NumisWiki/view.asp?key=Penates   (393 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Lares
Roman mythology was strongly influenced by Greek mythology and Etruscan mythology.
Larvae are the plural of larva, juvenile form of animals with indirect development.
Finally the confusion included the Penates too (other minor deities).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lares   (1305 words)

 Detail Page
The di penates (penates) were regarded as protectors of the household, along with the lares.
A portion of every family meal was set aside and thrown on the flames of the hearth fire for the penates and lares, and there was always a salt cellar and a small offering of first fruits for them on the table.
The state counterparts of the family penates were the penates publici, whose cult was attached to the temple of Vesta.
www.fofweb.com /Onfiles/Ancient/AncientDetail.asp?iPin=HLAR0876   (154 words)

 Venerated Nature Spirits and Elementals   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Romans honored the protective spirits of the household, "Lares", and the spirits of the pantry, "Penates" by throwing some of the food from every meal into the air as an offering.
The blessings of the Lares and Penates were invoked prior to new undertakings or on special family occasions.
Most homes had an atrium shrine to the Lares and Penates, called a "Lararium", where they were honored on specific monthly days by the paterfamilias.
www.spiritsongs.org /Rome_Roma_Roman_Ancient_Civilization_Venerated_Nature_Spirits_and_Elementals.htm   (461 words)

 Images of the Ara Pacis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Behind, the incomplete figure is probably his son Ascanius while before him are two attendants to the ritual, one with a bowl and jug, the other leading a sacrificial sow.
The temple in the upper left represents the Penates, the household gods of the Trojans, saved from the fires of Troy.
However, Stokstad asserts that the figure, usually identified as Aeneas, might more convincingly be identified as Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome associated with peace, in contrast to the first king of Rome, Romulus, depicted on the left side panel, associated with belligerence.
www.bluffton.edu /~sullivanm/italy/rome/arapacis/arapacis.html   (893 words)

 Penates - Roman Mythology - Ancinet-Mythology.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Penates were household gods that protected storage in the home.
Early romans worshiped these gods through offerings before meals and through images on the walls and furniture.
Penates were also said to protect the interests of the state and of the peoples.
www.ancient-mythology.com /roman/penates.php   (42 words)

 Detail Page
The Penates served publicly as divinities of protection, while in their private nature they helped each household or family.
The Penates were similar to the lares, except the lares domestici were actually family members, while the Penates were gods who watched over the family.
The Penates originally had a shrine along the Velia, but it was sacrificed for the Basilica Nova.
www.fofweb.com /Onfiles/Ancient/AncientDetail.asp?iPin=ROME1244   (129 words)

 ABOUT PENATES LIMITED   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Penates key product is a strategic management tool Stratos.
Additionally Penates provides advice in the areas of Performance Measurement, Risk, and Capital predominantly to financial institutions.
Originally the Penates were the gods of the store room and the Lares the gods of the fireplace although this distinction rapidly fell away.
www.aavo64.hemscott.net /aboutpenates.htm   (138 words)

 PENATES : The deity from Roman Mythology
In fact you have your own PENATES which looks after your food and drink.
Ancient lore tells that the Penates live in the kitchen, hidden inside the dusty Christmas pudding which lurks mysteriously at the back of the larder.
But seriously, the PENATES are closely related to the MANES, another subset of personal Roman Gods for all occasions.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/roman-mythology.php?deity=PENATES   (157 words)

 Lares & Penates - high quality household furniture
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