Dialogues of the Gods

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Dialogues of the Gods
Dialogues of the Gods WDL10604.pdf
Dialogues of the Gods (This manuscript contains ten of the dialogues of Lucianus)
AuthorLucian of Samosata
CountrySyria, Roman Empire
Publication date
2nd century CE

Dialogues of the Gods (Ancient Greek: Θεῶν Διάλογοι) are 25 miniature dialogues mocking the Homeric conception of the Greek gods written in Attic Greek by Syrian author Lucian of Samosata.
The 25 Dialogues titles are:

  1. Prometheus and Zeus,
  2. Eros and Zeus,
  3. Zeus and Hermes,
  4. Ganymede and Zeus,
  5. Juno and Zeus(1),
  6. Juno and Zeus(2),
  7. Adranus and Apollo,
  8. Adranus and Zeus,
  9. Neptune and Hermes,
  10. Mercuy and (the) Sun,
  11. Venus and Selene,
  12. Venus and Zeus,
  13. Zeus, Asclepius and Heracles,
  14. Hermes and Apollo(1),[1]
  15. Hermes and Apollo(2),
  16. Hera and Leto,
  17. Apollo and Hermes,
  18. Hera and Zeus,
  19. Aphrodite and Zeus,
  20. Ares and Hermes,
  21. Autolycus and Hermes,
  22. Apollo and Bacchus,
  23. Hermes and Maia,
  24. Zeus and Helios,
  25. Apollo and Hermes.
A. The judgement of the goddesses: Zeus, Hermes, Juno, Minerva, Aphrodite and Paris

The work was translated into Latin c. 1518 by Livio Guidolotto (also called Guidalotto or Guidalotti), the apostolic assistant of Pope Leo X.[1]


  1. ^ "Dialogues of the Gods - Dialogi deorum". World Digital Library (in Latin). Retrieved 2014-03-01.

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