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  Temple of Juno Moneta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno, who has many epithets, was the principal goddess of the state, daughter of Saturn, wife of Jupiter, mother of Mars and associated with the Greek goddess Hera.
The temple of Juno Moneta was established on the Capitoline in 344 B.C.E. Traditionaly established on the Aventine as Juno Regina in 392 B.C.E. by L. Furius Camillus who brought her statue to Rome after capturing it from Veii.
The temple of Juno Moneta housed the mint at Rome.
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 Juno - Queen of the Gods - Crystalinks
Juno was the majestic queen of the heaven and wife of Jupiter.
As the patron goddess of Rome and the Roman empire she was called Regina ("queen") and, together with Jupiter and Minerva, was worshipped as a triad on the Capitol (Juno Capitolina) in Rome.
As the Juno Moneta (she who warns) she guarded over the finances of the empire and had a temple on the Arx (one of two Capitoline hills), close to the Royal Mint.
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After all, Juno as the marriage significator, is the foundation of society as a whole, and is in accord with her Roman role as protector of the people.
Juno in aspect to Neptune adds the fine arts to her expression, and this combination is frequently found in the horoscopes of those gifted in music, dance, literature, and the fashion industry.
Juno is in Capricorn, which resonates with the tenth house influence, and describes the heavy family and social expectations.
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 Juno (mythology) Summary
Thus Juno Caprotina is honored on July 7, the nones, in a ceremony "intended to strengthen the light of night" (Dumézil, 1975) and connected with the cult rendered to Jupiter in the Poplifugia of July 5.
In 396 BCE the dictator M. Furius Camillus obtained the consent of Uni, the Etruscan homologue of Juno and the protectress of the hostile town of Veii, to be transferred from her besieged town to the Aventine in Rome.
Perhaps Juno's most prominent appearance in Roman literature is as the primary antagonistic force in Virgil's Aeneid, where she is depicted as a cruel and savage goddess intent upon supporting first Dido and then Turnus and the Rutulians against Aeneas' attempt to found a new Troy in Italy.
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 Green-Gold Serenity:Juno
Juno is the Roman Goddess known as "the Queen of Heaven".
Juno seems to be less concerned with Her husband's infidelities and more interested in the daily lives of women.
As Juno Curitis, She was a war Goddess, who dressed in goatskin, the perferred costume of warriors, and carried a shield and spear.
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Juno's own warlike aspect is apparent in her attire.
As Juno Moneta ("she who warns"), she protected the finances of the Roman Empire.
Lucina was an epithet for Juno as "she who brings children into light".
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 Juno - ancient Roman mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno was sister and consort of Jupiter, mother of Mars, and one of the most important of the Roman goddesses.She had many duties, each with an associated title, but for most she was a protector of the Roman people and especially women, being the goddess of marriage, fertility and all aspects of pregnancy and childbirth.
The most common show her as Juno Lucina, with a child in her arms and two more at her feet, or Juno Regina in which case she is associated with the scepter, patera, veil and peacock.
From her title "Juno Moneta" we get the word "money" only because the Rome mint was built close to one of her temples.
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 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Matronalia: March 1 in ancient Rome | Childbirth goddess Juno Hera ...
Juno was the Roman Mother Goddess, known to the Greeks as Hera, and her original name to the Romans was Junonius.
Juno is a counterpart of Janus and the divine watcher over the female sex, so this month is considered the best time to marry.
Among Juno’s attributes, she is queen of heaven, approximating Frigg in the Northern Tradition, and Mary in the Christian.
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 :: Juno Books ::
Juno was closely identified with the Greek goddess Hera and connected to all aspects of women's lives -- fertility, pregnancy and childbirth, and especially marriage.
As Juno Regina (Juno the Queen), she was a member of the Capitoline Triad along with Jupiter and Minerva -- three supreme deities worshipped in an elaborate temple on Rome's Capitoline Hill, the Capitolium.
Juno Sospita (Juno the Savior) was the patron goddess of the Roman state.
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 Silver Denarius showing Juno Sospita   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In Roman mythology, Juno was the wife of Jupiter and one of the Capatoline Triad (Jupiter, Juno and Minerva): the major deities of Rome.
She was worshiped under many different epithets: Juno Lucinda was invoked by women wishing to become pregnant, Juno Moneta (the root of the word "money") was the great advisor and so on for her many aspects.
Some see Juno Sospita as the protector of women in childbirth (and, by extension, the goddess of deliverance), some see her as a warrior, while others have a completely different view of her purpose in the Roman mythology.
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   SACRED WOMAN —» (( Goddess Juno Fanlisting )) «—   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno is the daughter of Saturn and sister (but also the wife) of the chief god Jupiter (known as Zeus in Greek).
Juno is universally recognized with the Greek goddess Hera, and like Hera, Juno was a regal figure, wearing a diadem on the head.
Juno is the goddess of marriage and women.
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 Juno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno was an ancient Italian mother goddess, the Roman form of the Etruscan goddess Uni.
Juno was one of the trio of Capitoline deities in Rome; along with Minerva, she shared the Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on the Capitoline Hill above the Forum.
She also had her own temple, the Temple of Juno Moneta, on the other peak of the Capitoline Hill; the first mint in Rome was in or near this temple.
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 Goddesses and Priestesses Connected to Hera
Juno also had no consort, and her son Mars, the embodiment of the harvest, was conceived from her own lily.
Juno was also the giver of the apple of immortality and ruler of the dead, recognized at the end of every meal with a final course of apples.
Juno Lucina's image is still familiar today, although she has been aged and her red gown changed to a frumpy outfit trimmed with fur...
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 Juno, Roman Religion and Mythology (Photo Archive)
Juno is an ancient goddess and a member of the Capitoline Triad.
Juno the Queen was a member of the Capitoline Triad.
Juno the Savior was the patron goddess of the state.
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 Juno's Domain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno Regina was the protector of the Roman Empire.
Juno Moneta was the advisor of Roman and the goddess of finance.
Juno was primarily the goddess of married women.Concubines were out of luck, if they touched the temple of Juno they were required by law to loosen their hair and make a sacrifice.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1112 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
MONETA, a surname of Juno among the Ro­mans, by which she was characterised as the pro­tectress of money.
During an earthquake, he says, a voice was heard issuing from the temple of Juno on the Capitol, and admonishing (inonens) that a pregnant sow should be sacrificed.
In the war with Pyrrhus and the Tarentines, he says, the Romans being in want of money, prayed to Juno, and were told by the goddess, that money would not be wanting to them, so long as they would fight with the arms of justice.
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 JUNO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno was connected with all aspects of the life of women, most particularly married life.
As Juno Lucina, goddess of childbirth, she had a temple on the Esquiline from the 4th century BC.
As Juno Moneta ("the Warner"), she had a temple on the Arx (the northern summit of the Capitoline Hill) from 344 BC; it later housed the Roman mint, and the words "mint" and "money" derive from the name.
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Wolves are sacred to Juno Lupa, goats to Juno Caprotina, ladybugs to Juno Lucina, and doves to Semeion.
Juno Februa and Juno Sospita were celebrated on February 1, Juno Lupa on February 14, and Juno Februata on February 15.
Juno Caprotina was celebrated at the festival of Nonae Caprotinae, on July 7.
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 Juno (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the Roman absorption of Greek myth replaced earlier characteristics of Juno with those of Hera, extending her domain from birth to marriage and promoting her to the role of Jupiter's wife and the queen of the gods.
There were also temples of Juno Regina on the Aventine Hill, in the Circus Flaminius and in the area that became the Porticus Octaviae.
Juno and Jupiter are to be found in the cellars of Hotel Derlon.
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 africanfront.com (AUF)
The town was called Moneta and the coins in time came to be referred to by the name of the mint.
The second version has it that moneta is an epithet attached to the name of the Roman goddess Juno (Juno Moneta), meaning Juno "warns"...although the meaning is speculation also.
Since the root term moneta has come to dominate international finance, and the dominant culture seeks to emulate Rome as its model, it serves well to remind the world where the gold and salt that paid for the West came from.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 658 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Romans identified at an early time their Juno with Hera, with whom she has indeed many resemblances, but we shall endeavour here to treat of the Roman Juno ex­clusively, and to separate the Greek notions [hera] entertained by the Romans, from those which are of a purely Italian or Roman nature.
Jiino, as the queen of heaven, bore the surname of Regina, under which she was worshipped at Rome from early times, and at a later period her worship was solemnly transferred from Veii to Rome, where a sanctuary was dedicated to her on the Aventine.
441.) Juno was further, like Saturn, the guardian of the finances, and under the name of Moneta she had a temple oh the Gapitoline hill, which contained the mint.
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Juno (Latin: IVNO) was a major Roman goddess, the rough equivalent of the Greek Hera, queen of the gods.
However, the Roman absorption of Greek myth replaced most earlier characteristics of Juno with those of Hera, extending her domain from birth to marriage and promoting her to the role of Jupiter's wife and the queen of the gods.[2]
Juno was very frequently called Juno Regina ("Juno the Queen").
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 Magia D' La Luna
Juno was a Roman goddess, the equivalent of the Greek Hera, queen of the gods.
Whether Juno comes from Uni or vice versa or neither remains to be settled.
Temples to Jupiter Optimus Maximus or the Capitoline Triad as a whole were commonly built by the Romans at the center of new cities in their colonies.
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 St Valentines Day, Festival of the Matchmakers
Juno was sister and consort of Jupiter, mother of Mars, and one of the most important of the Roman pantheon.
She had many duties, each with an associated title, as a protector of the Roman people she was Juno Regina, advisor to those about to marry as Juno Moneta and as goddess of Roman women and childbirth, Juno Lucina.
From her title "Juno Moneta" we get the word "money" because the Roman mint was built close to one of her temples.
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 Juno   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno had festivals on July 1st and September 13th, and the first day of each month was dedicated to her.
She is the Roman evolution of Uni, and is often associated with Hera.
Juno Regina: Juno the Queen -- part of the Capitoline Triad, whose festival was held on September 1st.
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 Juno moneta
Juno's color is white; her symbols the cookoo and the peacock with its many eyes.
In Roman mythology, Juno was part of the Trinity, along with Jupiter and Minerva.
The month of Juno is still the season of weddings, so it seems an especially appropriate time to share with you how joy comes from commitment to a living relationship.
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 Moneta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Roman mythology, Moneta was the personification of riches and wealth.
For obvious reasons, the Romans equated the Greek titaness Mnemosyne (memory) with Moneta.
Moneta is sometimes given as epithet to Juno (Hera), (Juno Moneta which, if considered latin may means "Juno who Warns", or if considered greek may means "the lonely Hera"), in her role as the goddess of coinage and protector of the finances of the Roman Empire.
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 Consentes Dii
As Juno Pronuba she presided over marriage; as Juno Lucina she aided women in childbirth; and as Juno Regina she was the special counselor and protector of the Roman state.
With the goddesses Juno and Minerva, Jupiter formed the triad whose worship was the central cult of the Roman state.
The son of Jupiter and Juno, he was the god of war.
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 Iunius with Senex Caecilius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Juno, goddess for whom the month of June was named, presided over many aspects of Roman life and thus was known by many epithets.
She was honored as Juno Moneta (June 1) with a festival that recalls the alarm raised in her sanctuary by squawking geese during the Gallic invasion in 390 BC.
A brief article explains that Juno inherited her name, the dove, peacock, cowrie, and her bolt-hurling warrior aspect from the Etruscan goddess named Uni.
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It was named for the Roman goddess Juno, patron of the female sex, and so this month was considered an excellent month for marriages.
As Juno Moneta, whose temple was located on the Capitoline hill in Rome, she was guardian of money and wealth.
The temple of Juno Moneta was founded on the summit of the citadel.
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 Done With Mirrors
The temple to Iuno Moneta on the Capitoline Hill was vowed by M. Furius Camillus during the war with the Aurunci in 345 B.C.E. and dedicated on June 1 of the following year.
In late republican times a mint was established next to, or in, the Temple of Juno Moneta, conveniently close to the city treasury in the Temple of Saturn.
Moneta also could be derived from mons "hill." Tucker suggests "there may be some connection with the moon." Both these are less satisfactory than the explanation from monere, however.
vernondent.blogspot.com /2005/09/carnival-of-etymologies_22.html   (1551 words)

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