Honor or Honos was one of the gods who personified moral concept of honour. Honor personified martial fame as a reward for bravery. Related to the cult of Mars. He was depicted as an armed man. He is one of the few gods that protect men. On the reverse of Roman coins it is depicted with an olive branch or with a scepter and cornucopia.
Honos was often associated with the god Virtus and were often worshiped together. As Walerius Maksymus wrote, a Roman writer living in the first half of the In the 1st century CE, the birth of this dual cult gave the idea of building a temple for both deities in 210 BCE. by Marcus Claudius Marcellus. However, the college of pontiffs expressed doubts about the planned construction. They believed that the priests taking care of the sanctuary, in the event of a miracle, would not know to whom to direct their thanks. Eventually, Marcellus built separate temples, the construction of which he financed from the spoils of Syracuse and the riches obtained in the Gauls.