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date: 30 October 2020

Angitialocked

  • C. Robert Phillips

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Angitia, or the Angitiae, *Marsian goddess (es) principally worshipped on the *Fucinus Lacus at Lucus Angitiae (cf. Verg. Aen. 7. 759 with Serv. on 750) at *Sulmo (CIL 9. 3074), where the plural of the name appears. Her native name was Anagtia; inscriptional evidence makes her a popular goddess of healing; she was subject to Hellenistic mythologizing (Cn. Gellius 9 Peter).

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  • Religion in the Ancient World

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