Orcus (mythology)
Orcus (Latin: Orcus) was a god of the underworld, punisher of broken oaths in Italic and Roman mythology. As with Hades, the name of the god was also used for the underworld itself. In the later tradition, he was conflated with Dis Pater, who was the Roman equivalent of Pluto.
Orcus was portrayed in paintings in Etruscan tombs as a hairy, bearded giant. A temple to Orcus may have existed on the Palatine Hill in Rome. It is likely that he was transliterated from the Greek daemon Horkos, the personification of Oaths and a son of Eris.[citation needed]

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Orcus - Encyclopedia Mythica
The Roman god of death and the underworld, either a terrible god or a gentle one. He is the god of oaths and punisher of perjurers. Orcus is identical to the Greek ...
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Orcus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orcus (Latin: Orcus) was a god of the underworld, punisher of broken oaths in Italic and Roman mythology. As with Hades, the name of the god was also used ...
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A god of the underworld in Etruscan and Roman mythology, Orcus ...
Orcus A god of the underworld in Etruscan and Roman mythology, Orcus was an intimidating fellow. He was known as the punisher of broken oaths, and while ...
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Orcus - Mythology Wiki
In Popular Culture Edit. Video games Edit. Orcus appears in Kid Icarus: Of Myth and Monsters. In the game, his name is spelled Orcos, and he is a demon ...
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Orcus was a god of the underworld, punisher of broken oaths in Italic and Roman mythology. He was more equivalent to the Roman Pluto than to the Greek ...
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Orcus for astrologers - Karmic Astrology
The discovery and naming of Orcus in 2004 brings to astrology a second ... look at Roman mythology, and seeing that the Roman god of the underworld had ...
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Orcus (Character) - Giant Bomb
The god of the underworld and punisher of broken oaths in Roman mythology. He was likely derived from the Greek demon Horkos and is also related in ...
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Orcus - definition of Orcus by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus ...
(Myth & Legend / Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Dis [1]. Or•cus (ˈɔr kəs) n. 1. the Roman god of the underworld; Dis. 2. the ancient Roman ...
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Orcus - Mythology Dictionary
Orcus Mythology - God of the dead and god of oaths. Son of Ares and Eris. In some accounts, he was a kind of angel who finished off the dying. In later years he .
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Orcus - The White Goddess
Orcus - God of the underworld and punisher of broken oaths. ... Anthony Green; Maori Religion and Mythology - Edward Shortland; The Greek Myths - Robert ...
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Orcus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orcus (Latin: Orcus) was a god of the underworld, punisher of broken oaths in Italic and Roman mythology. As with Hades ... The Dictionary of Classical Mythology. Oxford: ... Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press . (p. 278) ...
Tomb of Orcus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Etruscan Myth, Sacred History and Legend'. Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press. pp. 229–230. ^ a b c d e f g h "The Tomb of the Orcus".
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Monsters in classical mythology are typically part animal and part human, ... describing Aeneas' entrance into the "jaws of Orcus" (VI.13) -- the mouth of hell.
Orcus - Mythology Dictionary
Orcus Mythology - God of the dead and god of oaths. Son of Ares and Eris. In some accounts, he was a kind of angel who finished off the dying. In later years he .
Books on the term Orcus (mythology)
Greek and Roman Mythology, A to Z
Greek and Roman Mythology, A to Z
Kathleen N. Daly, Marian Rengel, 2009
Some scholars believe that Orcus had no individual identity. Others argue from existing evidence that Orcus was the bringer of death, rather than a king of the dead, as was Dis. Orcus was sometimes shown as a reaper, cutting down the corn ...
Mythology
Mythology
Edith Hamilton, 2013
Edith Hamilton loved the ancient Western myths with a passion--and this classic compendium is her tribute. "The tales of Greek mythology do not throw any clear light upon what early mankind was like," Hamilton explains in her introduction. "They do throw an abundance of light upon what early Greeks were like--a matter, it would seem,...
Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology
Hossen Cheytan
Noah, 156 Nodens, 165 Nonlinear narrative, 56 Nonnus, 4 Norns, 26, 157 Norse mythology, 157, 169 North wind, 166 ... 147 Orchomenus (Boeotia), 27, 157 Orcus, 161 Orcus (mythology), 167 Oresteia, 50 Orestes (mythology), 18, 77, 92, 144 ...
Libris Mortis: The Book of the Undead (Dungeons & Dragons d20 3.5 Fantasy Roleplaying)
Libris Mortis: The Book of the Undead (Dungeons & Dragons d20 3.5 Fantasy Roleplaying)
Andy Collins, 2004
Andy Collins works in the R&D department at Wizards of the Coast, Inc. His most recent credits include co-authoring Unearthed Arcana, Draconomicon, Complete Warrior, and the Epic Level Handbook. Bruce R. Cordell, an Origins-award winning author, has designed over 30 game titles, including The Sunless Citadel and the Expanded Psionics Handbook. ...
The mythology of ancient Greece and Italy
The mythology of ancient Greece and Italy
Thomas Keightley, 1838
Orcus, Ditis or Dis. The god of the under-world of the old Latin religion, corresponding with the Hades of the Greeks, the Yamas of the Hindoos, and similar beings of other systems, was named Orcus or Ditis b, which last was contracted to Dis, ...
Satan's Minions: A Guide to Fallen Angels, Demons and other dark creatures
Satan's Minions: A Guide to Fallen Angels, Demons and other dark creatures
Corvis Nocturnum, 2011
Occult, vampire and paranormal researcher Eric R. Vernor, best known to his fans under the pen name Corvis Nocturnum, has been an invited speaker at the 2006 World Religions Seminar at Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne, and the guest panelist for the 2010 Kheperu Open House where he enlightened the convention attendees the misconceptions on Sata...
Orcus
Orcus
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Orcus is the fictional demon prince, and lord of the undead in many campaign settings for the Dungeons Dragons fantasy role-playing game. He is named after Orcus of Roman mythology.
The classical mythology of Milton's English poems
The classical mythology of Milton's English poems
Charles Grosvenor Osgood, 1900
CTDS.-P. I. ». B84. Though by later writers Orcus is confounded with Pluto (Ades) , Milton here observes a distinction. Hesiod ( W. and D. 804) calls him ' avenging Orcus, whom Strife bore as a bane to men forsworn.' Hesiod and Vergil (Georg.
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Our choice: Orcus Roman Mythology
Are you just fascinated with Greek mythology has always fascinated me. Ever since I was a sign of fertility.
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Mythology: Orcus Roman Mythology
When it comes to giants in general or the orcus roman mythology are all in the orcus roman mythology in modern society. While teeth cloning and other immortal beings that both terrified and excited mankind.
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Hector mind: Orcus Roman Mythology
Chinese mythology includes Heaven and Hell. Maybe people just think Heaven is the orcus roman mythology for Hercules to force out an enormous flock of birds, which assembled at a lake near the orcus roman mythology of Stymphalos.
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Mike Brown's Planets: Orcus Porcus
No, that’s not going to be the name for the satellite of Orcus. But it was suggested a surprising number of times, and it did make me laugh every time I read it.
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Tenkar's Tavern: Necromancer Games' Clark Peterson Accused of Mixing Judgeship With Orcus
Found this on ENWorld and it's a hell of a story:Necromancer Games Under Fire? One of the first companies to take advantage of the Open Gaming License and the d20 System Trademark License was Necromancer Games, under the leadership of Clark Peterson - a popular and generous man, and a good friend to EN World and to the gaming community as a whole. It seems now that Clark has come under a bit of fire because of his gaming connections and how this allegedly conflicts with his job as a judge in Idaho.
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Fe Bongolan reflects on the changes in Iranian-U.S. relations and Nelson Mandela's passing.
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Orcus, ToC « Chirotic Journal
I've been asked a couple of times for the contents of the book; here it is: Table of Contents Acknowledgements. Part I Mythology. The Swearing of Oaths. Orcus the Implacable. The Etruscan Orcus and the Grim Reaper. Orcus the Wild Man. Hubris. Imprisonment. Stacy Keach. Mike Tyson. Terry Waite. Nelson Mandela. Punishment. Unconscious Programming. Dehumanisation.…
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Transneptunian Astrology: (90482) Orcus, global evolution
(90482) Orcus was discovered in February of 2004 and named in november of 2004. It has a perihelion of 30.
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Ecce Orcus! An Argument for Humanizing the Orc | Tor.com
Ecce Orcus! An Argument for Humanizing the Orc
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Lord of the Green Dragons: Orcus, God of the Underworld
Something I have in the works and so wanted to share. The image is rendered by Jason Braun.
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