Roman silver denarius Juno

Denarius Juno front Denarius Juno reverse

Roman Republican denarius head of Juno, SoS, Pita, reverse an Amphora. Period: 64 BC.

Juno goddess of pure light

Juno is the goddess of pure light, especially in the light of the moon, so even if all Monday goddesses one goddess of women, an ideal of a Roman matrona, as queen in her lofty throne in heaven sits (Iuno Regina). It watches for the woman as wife and mother, and almost everything to its worship is, relates to its relationship to the female gender. Her relation to her husband was not disturbed by love adventures, such as that Zeus, the highest god of the Greeks now and then of his wife Hera is alienated. Calmness and dignity among the character of Juno and characterized her marriage life.

She is a daughter of Saturn and sister (but also the wife) of the chief god Jupiter and the mother of Juventas, Mars, and Vulcan. Her Greek equivalent is Hera.

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