:: Godesses ::


Abeona
She is the goddess guardian of children leaving home to go on their own.
Abundantia (Abundita)
Goddess of abundance, prosperity and good fortune.
Acaviser
An Etruscan goddess, one of the Lasas (Fates).
Acca Larentia
Mistress of Helcules.. The foster-mother that nursed Romulus and Remus.
Adeona
A goddess who guides children back after it has left parental guidance for the first time.
Adeos
Goddess of modesty.
Aegeria
A goddess of prophecy. She is invoked by pregnant women. One of the Camenae.
Aera Cura
Goddess of the infernal regions.
Aestas
Goddessof summer; usually portrayed nude and adorned with garlands of corn.
Aetna
Aetna is the Roman mountain goddess after whom the Italian volcano Mount Etna is named. In some legends she is the wife of the smith god Vulcan.
Albina
Etruscan dawn goddess; protector of ill-fated lovers.
Alemona
Goddess of fetuses.  Believed to have fed the unborn.
Altria
(Etruscan) An ancient earth goddess.
Anagtia
A goddess of healing.
Anceta
Goddess of healing along with Angita and Anagtia.
Angerona
The goddess of the winter solstice, and goddess secrecy.
Angita
A Roman goddess of healing and witchcraft.
Angitia
A Roman snake-goddess
Anieros
A very early earth goddess, who with her daughter Axiocersa, personified the earth in spring (Axiocersa) and in autumn (Anieros).
Anna Perenna
Goddess of the New Year
Antevorta
Goddess of prophecy and the future.
Appiades, The
Two groups:
1. The nymphs of the Appian Spring in Rome.
2. The five goddesses: Concordia, Minerva, Pax, Venus, and Vesta.
Aricia
A goddess of prophetic visions.
Astraea
Goddess of justice.
Aurita
Goddess that heals ear aches.
Aurora
The personification of the dawn. Her Greek counterpart was Eos.
Averna
The queen of the dead
Avernales
Nymphs of the rivers of the underworld.
Averruncus
Goddess of childbirth; specifically of the delivery.
Aversa
(Etruscan) A goddess pictured carrying an ax. Function unknown.
Begoe
Goddess of lightning and thunder.
Bellona
The goddess of war, popular among the Roman soldiers. She accompanied Mars in battle.
Bona
Goddess of female characteristics.
Bona Dea
Latin for "Good Goddess". The deity of fruitfulness, both in earth and in women. She is the goddess of chastity and fertility.
Bormonia
A goddess of healing.
Bubona
Goddess of horses and cattle.
Byblis
A water nymph who suffered from unrequited love.
Caca
Goddess of fire or vice.
amenae
Goddesses of wells and springs
Camise
A water nymph; mother of Tibernius by Janus.
Candelifera
Goddess who assists at birth, in charge of providing enough light during delivery.
Canente
Ocean nymph who grieved so much over the loss of her husband she dissolved in tears.
Cardea
Goddess who possessed power over doorways.  She is similar to the Greek goddess Artemis.
Carmenta (Carmentis)
A goddess of prophecy and midwifery; she also brought the art of writing to her land. She was said to assist a woman in labor and to tell the future of the newborn.
Carmina
Etruscan goddess of spells.
Carna
The goddess associated with the bodily organs, specifically the heart.
Ceres
Daughter of Saturn and Ops. Goddess of the growth of food plants.
Cinxia
Goddess of marriage
Circe
A sorceress and the daughter of the sun god Helios and the sea nymph Perse.  Turned people into breasts.
Clemntia
A goddess of mercy and clemency
Cloacina
Goddess who watched over the construction and preservation of sewers.
Coinquenda
Goddess of trees.
Collatina
Goddess of hills.
Comitia
A goddess of childbirth.
Conciliatrix
Goddess of marital harmony.
Concordia
Concordia is the goddess of peace and is pictured as a heavyset matron holding a cornucopia in one hand and an olive branch in the other.
Copia
Goddess of wealth and plenty who carries and cornicopia.
Cuba
Goddess of infants. She brings sleep to them;  She is sister to Cunina and Rumina.
Culsa
A goddess of the underworld.
Cunina
Goddess of infants.
Cura
Goddess who first made humans from clay.
Cybele
Her Greek mythology counterpart was Rhea, mother of the Olympian gods. Cybele was the goddess of nature and fertility.
Dea Dia
A goddess of growth.
Dea Tacita
The "silent goddess" also known as the goddess of death.
Dea Marica
Goddess of the marshes.
Decima
Goddess of childbirth.
Devera
The goddess who rules the brooms used to purify ritual sites.
Deverra
One of the three goddesses who protect young mothers. The other two are Intercidona and Pilumnus.
Diana
Goddess of the hunt.
Dirae
The Roman name for the "furies"
Disciplina
Goddess of discipline.
Discordia
She was the personification of strife. She was sister to Mars and belonged to the retinue of Mars and Bellona. She is identified with the Greek Eris (The goddess of discord).
Domiduca
The goddess who escorts children safely home.
Duellona
A Roman goddess, function still unknown
Edusa
Goddess of infants who are weaning.
Egeria
Worshipped as a goddess of birth
Empanda (Empanada)
This goddess of asylum personified the idea of openness and generosity.
Ethausva
Goddess of childbirth.
Europa
Daughter of the king of Tyre.  She was abducted by Jupiter and became the first queen of Crete and had three of Jupiter's sons.
Fama
Goddess of fame or rumor. She is said to have many eyes and mouths. Her friends were Credulitas (error), Laetitia (joy), Timores (terror), and Susuri (rumor). She was known as Ossa to the Greeks.
Fate
Goddess of fate.
The Fates
The Roman Fates were the "Parcae"; the Norse Fates were the "Norns" (They were usually three: Urth (Wyrd), past; Verthandi, present; and Skuld, future); the Greek fates were called the "Moerae" or "Moirai" (Clotho, who spun the web of life; Lachesis, who measured its length; and Atropos, who cut it). The Parcae were three very old women who spin the fate of mortal destiny. They were Nona, Decuma, and Morta. Nona spun the thread of life, Decuma assigned it to a person and Morta cut it, ending that person's life.
Fauna
Goddess who personified fertility. She was the wife of Faunus.
Faustitas
The goddess who protects the herds.
Febris
Goddess who protects against fevers.
Februa
Goddess of purification. Sometimes called Februus, and considered male.
Februlis
Another goddess of purification.
Fecunditas
Goddess of fertility.
Felicitas
The goddess of good luck. She was a favorite of the Roman emperors and their generals.
Ferentina
The goddess of the mountain city of Ferentinum in Latium.
Feronia
The goddess envoked to secure a bountiful harvest.  She was worshipped as a goddess of freedom
Fides
Goddess of good faith and honesty.
Flora
Goddess of flowers and springtime
Fluonia
Goddess who stops the menstrual flow.
Fons
Goddess of fountains.
Fornax
Goddess of bread.
Fortuna
Goddess of blessing and fertility.
Fraud (Fraus)
Goddess of betrayal. She has a human face, the body of a serpent, and a scorpion stinger at the end of her tail.
Fulgora
Goddess of lightning.
Furies
The goddess of vengeance.
Furina
The goddess of darkness and robbers.
Gaea
Mother Earth, was the oldest of the gods of the early Greeks. She was known as the supreme goddess. She watched over marriages and oaths.
Geneta Mana
A goddess who presided over life and death.
Hippona
Goddess who presides over horses.
Hora
Goddess who presides over time and/or beauty.
Horta
Goddess of gardens.
Hostilina
Goddess who presides over corn in growth.
Hybla
Ancient Sicilian earth goddess, and ancestor of humanity.
Hygieia
Goddess of health.
Iaso
Goddess of healing.
Ilia
The Vestal virgin who became, by Mars, the mother of the twins Romulus and Remus.
Indivia
Roman Goddess of jealousy.
Inferna
Her name means "underworld"; used as an alternate name for Proserpina.
Intercidona
Protectress of children and goddess of the axe that separated the newborn from danger. She guards new mothers from evil spirits.
Jana
A minor Roman goddess, wife of Janus.
Juga (Jugalis)
Goddess of marriage.
Juno
Queen of the gods, the wife and sister of the god Jupiter. She was the protector of women and was worshiped under several names
Justitia
Goddess of justice. She is depicted as blindfolded holding two balanced scales and a sword.
Juturna
Goddess of fountains. In some myths she is the mother of Fons.
Juventas
Goddess of youth.
Kulsu
Ancient underworld goddess.
Lalal
Etruscan moon goddess.
Larunda
House goddess.
Lasa
Goddess of fate; usually depicted with wings and with hammer and nail.
Lasa-Rakuneta
Etruscan winged goddess.
Laverna
Patron goddess of thieves imposters and frauds.
Lavinia
Goddess of the earth's fertility.
Libentina
Goddess of sexual pleasure.
Libera
Goddess of the cultivation of grapes.  wife of Liber. She is later equated with Proserpina
Liberalitas
Goddess of generosity.
Libertas
Goddess of liberty.
Libitina
Goddess of death, corpses and funerals.
Lignaco Dex
Forest goddess.
Limentina (Lima)
Goddess of thresholds.
Losna
Etruscan moon goddess.
Lua
Goddess of plagues. Also goddess of religious purification to whom the Romans offered captured weapons by ritually burning them.
Lucifera
Name used for Diana as a moon goddess.
Lucina
Goddess of childbirth who eased pain and made all the things run smoothly.
Luna
Moon goddess that regulates the seasons and the months.
Lupa
The goddess she-wolf who suckled Romulus and Remus.
Luperca
Goddess of herds and fruitfulness.
Lympha
Goddess of healing.
Magna Mater or Mater Magna
A mother goddess. She is depicted as a dove and doves are her messengers.
Maia
Goddess of spring warmth (and sexual heat). Wife of Vulcan.  May was named after her.
Majestas
Goddess of honor and reverence.
Mana
Goddess who presides over infants that die at birth.
Mania
She was the goddess of the dead.

Matronae

The three mother-goddess of Roman mythology who oversee fertility. The are lovers of peace, tranquility and children.
Matuta
Goddess of dawn.
Meditrina
A goddess of wine and health whose name means "healer".
Mefitis
The goddess who was especially worshipped in volcanic areas and swamps
Mellona
Honey goddess. Bee goddess.
Mena
The goddess of mentruation.
Mens
Goddess of mind and conciousness
Messia
Goddess of agriculture.
Minerva
Minerva is the goddess of wisdom, medicine, the arts, dyeing, science and trade, but also of war
Miseria
Goddess of poverty.
Mlakukh
Etruscan love goddess.
Molae, The
Goddesses who presided over mills.
Moneta
Goddess of prosperity.
Morta
Goddess of death.
Muliebris
Protector of chastity and womanhood.
Munthukh
Etruscan goddess of health.
Murica
A Roman goddess of indistinct origin and of whom is little known
Muta
Goddess of silence.
Naenia
Goddess of funerals.
Nascio
Goddess of childbirth; protector of infants.
Necessitas
Goddess of destiny.
Nerio
A minor Roman goddess, and the consort of Mars.
Nixi, The
Deities who assist women during childbirth by easing the pain.
Nona
Goddess of pregnancy.
Nortia
Etruscan goddess of healing.
Nox
Goddess of night.
Numeria
Goddess of childbirth.
Nundina
The goddess who presides over a child's naming day (ninth day after birth).
Opigena
Goddess of childbirth.
Ops
goddess of the earth as a source of fertility, and a goddess of abundance and wealth.  As goddess of harvest she is closely associated with the god Consus.

Orbona

Goddess of children, especially orphans.
Palato
Daughter of the north wind and wife of the god of agriculture.
Pales
Goddess who watched over pastures. Goddess of flocks and shepherds.
Pallor
Goddess of fear.
Panacea
Goddess of health.
Parca (Partula)
Goddess of childbirth.
Parthenope
One of the Roman Sirens. She was the mother of Europa.
Partula
A minor goddess of child birth.
Patella
An agriculture goddess.
Paventia
Goddess who protects chldren against sudden fright.
Pax
Goddess of peace.
Pecunia
Goddess who presides over money.
Pelonia
Goddess who is invoked to ward off enemies.
Pertunda (Prema)
Goddess who presides over the newlyweds' first sexual intercourse.
Pietas
Goddess of justice.
Pietas
Goddess of duty.
Poena
Goddess of punishment.
Pomona
The goddess of fruit and fertility.
Postverta
Goddess of the past.
Potina
Goddess of children's drinks and of weaving.
Praxidike (Praxidice)
Goddess of vengeance. Goddess of oaths.
Prorsa Postverta
Goddess called upon when women are giving birth.
Proserpina
Proserpina, daughter of Ceres, is the counterpart of the Greek goddess, Persephone.
Providentia
Goddess of forethought.
Psyche
A beautiful princess loved by Cupid. Finally Cupid repented and had Jupiter make her immortal so they could be together forever.
Pudicitia
Goddess of modesty.
Puta
Goddess of tree-pruning.
Quies
Goddess of tranquility.
Quiritis
Sabine goddess of motherhood.
Rhea Silvia
A Vestal Virgin until she was deflowered by the god Mars. She bore him the twins Romulus and Remus.
Robigo
Goddess of grain, especially corn.
Rumia Dea
Protector of infants.
Rumina
One of the three goddesses who protected sleeping infants. The other two are her sisters Cuba and Cunina.
Runcina
Goddess of agriculture who presides over weeding.
Rusina
Goddess of fields and open country.
Salacia
A sea goddess.
Salus
Goddess of health. Assimilated into the Roman pantheon from an earlier Sabine goddess.
Sapientia
Goddess of wisdom.
Scabies
Goddess invoked to cure skin diseases.
Secia
Goddess of stored seeds.
Securitas
Goddess invoked to ensure the stability of the Roman empire.
Segetia
Goddess of planted seeds. She controls sprouting and is part of a threesome; the other two being Seia and Tutilina.
Semonia
Goddess of sowing
Sentia
Sentia is the Roman goddess who heightens feelings.
Spes
Goddess of hope.
Stata Mater
Goddess which guards against fires.
Stimula
Goddess which provokes passion in women.
Strenia
Goddess of health and protector of the young.
Strenua
Goddess of vigor who gives energy to the weak and tired.
Suada
Goddess of persuasion.

Tellus Mater (Terra)

The Roman goddess of  Earth related to the Greek goddess, Gaia.
Tempestates (Tempestas)
Tempestates is the Roman goddess of wind and storm.
Terra Mater
Goddess of fertility and growth.
Tesana
Goddess of the dawn (a la Aurora).
Thalna
Goddess of beauty.
Thermia
Goddess who presides over healing springs.
Trivia
Name for Diana when she presides over crossroads.
Tuchulcha
Etruscan death demon. She is part human, part bird, and part animal, with snakes in her hair and around her arms.
Turan
Etruscan goddess of sexual love.
Tursa
Goddess of terror.
Umbria
Goddess of shadows and secrecy.
Uni
Etruscan protector of cities and the women therein, and a goddess of witchcraft.
Unxia
Protector of the newly married.
Vacuna
A goddess of argiculture.
Valetudo
Goddess of health.
Vanth
Etruscan goddess of death. She is depicted with wings, a cap on her head, and a key to open tombs in her hand.
Vaticanus
The spirit that opens the mouths of newborn infants so they can issue their first cry.
Venilia
Goddess of the wind and the sea.
Venus
The goddess of love and beauty, but originally a vegetation goddess and patroness of gardens and vineyards.
Vergiliae, The
Goddesses representing the constellation Pleiades.
Veritas
Goddess of truth and justice.
Verplaca
Goddess of family harmony.
Verticordia
Goddess of love and sexuality.
Vesta
Goddess of the hearth and home.  She is the most popular and mysterious goddesses of the Roman pantheon.
Vica Pota
Goddess of victory.
Victoria
Goddess of victory, similar to the Greek Nike.
Virginia
Goddess of politics.
Virgo (Virginensis)
Goddess presiding over virginity.
Virilis
Goddess invoked by women praying to continue to be exciting to their husbands.
Viriplaca
The  goddess to whom spouses made offering when they had domestic problems.
Volumna
Goddess of the nursery.
Voluptas
Goddess of sensual pleasure.
Zana
Pre-Roman goddess of the Balkans adopted by the Romans and revered for her beauty and courage.
Zirna
The Etruscan moon goddess was the companion of the love goddess Turan; she was represented with a half-moon hanging from her neck.
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