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Bona Dea

Bona Dea (bō´nə dē´ə), in Roman religion, ancient fertility goddess worshiped only by women; also called Fauna. She was said to be the daughter, sister, or wife of Faunus. No man could be present at her annual festival in May.

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Bona Dea

Bona Dea a Roman fertility goddess (in Latin, the ‘good goddess’), worshipped exclusively by women, and sometimes identified with Fauna.

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