Mercury (Laitin: Mercurius [mɛrˈkʊr.jʊs] listen (help·info)) is a major Roman god, bein ane o the Dii Consentes within the auncient Roman pantheon. He is the patron god o financial gain, commerce, eloquence (an thus poetry), messages/communication (includin divination), travelers, boindaries, luck, trickery an thieves; he is an aa the guide o souls tae the unnerwarld.
|God o financial gain, commerce, messages/communication, travelers, boondaries, luck, trickery an thieves|
|Parents||Maia an Jupiter|
- Glossary to Ovid's Fasti, Penguin edition, by Boyle and Woodard at 343
- Rupke, The Religion of the Romans, at 4