Gods and Goddesses
KEY: (G) = Greek (R) = Roman (N) = Norse (C) = Celtic

Aeolus(G) Keeper of the Winds
Aphrodite(G); Venus(R) Sea Foam
Apollo(G) God of Sun, Poetry, and Music
Ares(G);Mars(R) God of War
Artemis(G); Diana(R) Goddess of Moon, Maidens, and Hunting
Athena(G); Minerva(R) Goddess of Wisdom and Weaving
Atropos(G) and Clotho(G) One of three fates- Cuts the thread of life at the destined moment
Balder(N) God of Spring and Sunlight
Bellona(G) Goddess of War
Boreas(G) The North Wind
Demeter(G); Ceres(R) Goddess of Sewing and Reaping
Dionysus(G); Bacchus(R) The God of Wine
Eos(G); Aurora(R) Goddess of the Dawn
Eros(G); Cupid (R) God of Love
Frey(N) God of fertility, rain and sunlight
Freya(N) Goddess of love, music and flowers
Hades or Dis(G); Pluto(R) God of the Underworld and Riches
Hebe (G) Goddess of Youth
Hecate(G) Goddess of darkness, ghosts and barking dogs
Hera(G); Juno(R) Queen of the Heavens, Goddess of Marriage
Hermes(G); Mercury(R) God of Merchants and Eloquence
Hestia(G); Vesta(R) Goddess of the Hearth
Hymen(G) God of Marriage
Hypnos(G) God of Sleep
Iris(G) Goddess of the rainbow
Janus(G) God with two faces, presides over New Years
Lachesis(G) One of three fates, tells when to cut the thread of life
Lares(G) God of house, field and roads
Loki(N) God of Strife
Manannan(C) God of Sailors and Merchants
Mnemosyne(G) Goddess of memory
Morpheus(G) God of dreams
Pomona(G) Goddess of Gardens and Fruit Trees
Poseidon(G); Neptune(R) God of the Sea
Properina(G) Queen of the Underworld
Oden(N) God of the Norsemen
Pan(G) God of Nature
Penates(G) Gods of the House
Saturn(R) God of Agriculture, Ruler of the Universe
Somnus(G) God of Sleep
Thanatos(G) God of Death
Themis(G) Goddess of law and equity, Mother of the Fates
Thor(N) God of Thunder
Vertumnus(G) God of the changing year
Zeus(G); Jupiter(R) King of the Heavens
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FLOWERS AND THIER MEANINGS
(this info is from www.nzflower.co.nz/flowermeanings.htm)
FLOWER NAME.............................. MEANING
Agapanthus............................... Love Letters
Alstromeria.............................. Wealth, Prosperity, Fortune
Amaryllis................................ Pride
Anemone.................................. Forsaken
Aster.................................... Variety
Astilbe.................................. I'll still be waiting
Azalea................................... Romance, Love, first Love
Bells of Ireland......................... Good Luck
Bouvardia................................ Enthusiasm
Calla Lily............................... Magnificent Beauty
Camelia.................................. Gratitude
Carnations, in general................... Fascination
Carnations, Pink......................... Woman's Love/ I'll never forget you
Carnations, Purple....................... Capriciousness
Carnations, Red.......................... "Alas for my poor heart"
Carnations, White........................ Innocence
Carnations, Yellow....................... Disdain/Rejection
Chrysanthemums, General.................. Cheerfulness
Chrysanthemums, Red...................... I Love
Chrysanthemums, White.................... Truth
Chrysanthemums, Yellow................... Slighted Love
Cosmos................................... Modesty
Daffodil................................. Regard
Fern..................................... Sincerity
Foxglove................................. Insincerity
Freesia.................................. Innocence
Fuschia.................................. Taste
Gardenia................................. You're Lovely
Gladioli................................. Strength of Character
Holly.................................... Foresight
Honeysuckle.............................. Bonds of Love
Hyacinth................................. Sport/ Play
Hydrangea................................ Thank you for understanding
Iris..................................... Wisdom
Ivy...................................... Fidelity
Jasmine White............................ Amiability
Jonquil.................................. Sympathy
Larkspur................................. Fickleness
Lavender................................. Devotion
Lilac.................................... Youthful/ Humility
Lily, General............................ Majesty
Lily, White.............................. Purity and Modesty
Lily, Yellow............................. I'm walking on air
Lily of the Valley....................... The return of Happiness
Magnolia................................. Dignity
Narcissus................................ Egotism
Orange Blossom........................... Purity
Orchid................................... Rare Beauty/ Love
Peony.................................... Bashfulness
Pot Marigold............................. Grief, Dispair
Poppy.................................... Eternal Sleep
Queen Anne's Lace........................ Haven
Ranunculus............................... You are radiant with charm!
Rose, General............................ Love
Rose, Red................................ Love, Passion, Respect, Courage
Rose, White.............................. Innocence, Purity, Secrecy
Rose, Yellow............................. Joy, Friendship
Rose, Light Pink......................... Grace, gladness, joy
Rose, Dark Pink.......................... Thankfulness
Rose, Red and white combo................ Unity
Rose, Orange............................. Fascination
Rose, Peach.............................. Desire
Rosebud.................................. Pure and Lovely
Statice.................................. Sympathy, Remembrance
Stephanotis.............................. Happy in marriage
Stock.................................... Lasting Beauty
Sunflower................................ Adoration
Sweet Pea................................ Lasting Pleasure
Sweet William............................ Gallantry
Tuberose................................. Dangerous Pleasure
Tulip, General........................... Perfect Lover
Tulip, Red............................... Believe me
Tulip, Vareigated........................ Beautiful Eyes
Tulip, Yellow............................ Hopeless Love
Violet................................... Modesty
Water Lily............................... Purity of Heart
Weeping Willow........................... Mourning
Wheat.................................... Friendliness
Yarrow................................... Healing
Zinnia................................... Thoughts of Absent Friends

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