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date: 09 December 2022

Egerialocked

Egerialocked

  • C. Robert Phillips

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Egeria, water goddess, worshipped with *Diana at Aricia (V. Aen. 7. 762–4, 775), apparently with the *Camenae outside the porta Capena in Rome (see Rodríguez Almeida below). Her name may be connected with egerere (‘to deliver’: Festus Gloss. Lat. 192) or with the gens Egeria (Livy 1. 21. 3, 38. 1, with Ogilvie's notes; Cato, II.28 Chassignet; cf. Festus Gloss.

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  • Roman Myth and Religion

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