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Vulcan (Roman deity)

LC control no.no2018067309
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingVulcan (Roman deity)
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Variant(s)Volcanus (Roman deity)
Vulcain (Roman deity)
Volkanus (Roman deity)
Vulcanus (Roman deity)
Vulkan (Roman deity)
Вулкан (Roman deity)
Vulcà (Roman deity)
Fwlcan (Roman deity)
Βουλκάνους (Roman deity)
Voulkanous (Roman deity)
Vulcano (Roman deity)
Vulkano (Roman deity)
Bolcán (Roman deity)
Vulkanus (Roman deity)
Vulkāns (Roman deity)
Vulkanas (Roman deity)
Wulkan (Roman deity)
See alsoHephaestus (Greek deity)
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Other standard no.
Associated countryRome
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inCapdeville, Gérard. Volcanus : recherches comparatistes sur les origines du culte de Vulcain, 1995.
Brommer, Frank. Hephaistos, 1978.
Encyclopædia Britannica online, May 17, 2018 (Vulcan, Roman god; Vulcan, in Roman religion, god of fire, particularly in its destructive aspects as volcanoes or conflagrations. Poetically, he is given all the attributes of the Greek Hephaestus)
The Oxford classical dictionary, 1996 (Vulcan see Volcanus; Volcanus (Volkanus, Vulcanus), an ancient Roman god of destructive, devouring fire, in both the human environment and in nature; in classical times he is fully identified with Hephaestus)
Wikipedia, May 17, 2018 (Vulcan (Latin: Volcānus or Vulcānus) is the god of fire including the fire of volcanoes, metalworking, and the forge in ancient Roman religion and myth; his Greek counterpart is Hephaestus, the god of fire and smithery. In Etruscan religion, he is identified with Sethlans) Afrikaans page (Vulcanus) Azerbaijani page (Vulkan [in roman]) Bashkir page (Вулкан = Vulkan) Belarusian page (Вулкан = Vulkan) Catalan page (Vulcà) Welsh page (Fwlcan) Greek page (Βουλκάνους = Voulkanous) Spanish page (Vulcano) Esperanto page (Vulkano) French page (Vulcain) Irish page (Bolcán) Indonesian page (Vulkanus) Latvian page (Vulkāns) Lithuanian page (Vulkanas) Polish page (Wulkan) Finnish page (Vulkanus)
Invalid LCCNsh 85144464