Bellum

"War." The Roman personification of war, perceived as a monster that had to be kept locked behind a hundred iron bars, and chained with its hands behind its back. The Greek equivalent is Polemus.

References

Sources

  • Virgil. Aeneid vii, 607; vi, 279.
  • Vollmer, Wilhelm. (1874). W├Ârterbuch der Mythologie. Stuttgart, p. 102.