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Picture of the Roman Underworld God PLUTO from our Roman mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Roman Underworld God

Also known as DIS

God of the Underworld and Judge of the Dead

Something shady is going on. He is the Roman version of Hades, the Greek god of the dead. The son of SATURNUS, he rules the gloomy roost with his part-time wife PROSERPINA. If you want to know more, consult the entry under HADES. ‘Dis’ is also annuder name for dat ole PLUTO.

Nowadays he’s always in the picture and never misses a chance to get himself painted. Raphael, Carrache, Giordine, Walt Disney. Take your pick.

Note: We are happy to confirm that PLUTO is a god. Not a planet.


Name : PLUTO
Location : Italy and Roman Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Underworld
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : DIS
Popularity index : 17307
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Article last updated on 29 April 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Pluto: Roman God of the Underworld." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Apr. 2013. Web. 14 September 2014.

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