Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Meditrina: Roman Goddess of Wine


Meditrina was a Roman goddess who seems to have been a late Roman invention to account for the origin of Meditrinalia. The earliest account of associating the Meditrinalia with such a goddess was by 2nd century grammarian Sextus Pompeius Festus, on the basis of which she is asserted by modern sources to be the Roman goddess of health, longevity and wine, with an etymological meaning of "healer" suggested by some.

Check out The Pagan Corner with Cu & Sin
https://www.facebook.com/cuspagancorner

No comments:

Post a Comment