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date: 30 October 2020

Angeronalocked

  • C. Robert Phillips

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Angerona, Roman goddess, worshipped on 21 December (*Divalia or Angeronalia) in the Curia Acculeia (Varro, Ling. 6. 23), or the Sacellum Volupiae, where there stood on the altar a statue of Angerona with her mouth bound and sealed (Macrob. Sat. 1. 10. 8 ff., fasti Praenestini). The ancients connected her name with angina (Festus Gloss.

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  • Religion in the Ancient World

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