Other Names: Angeronia, Diva Angerona
Magic: Goddess of the new year and returning sun, of silence and secrets. She would also relieve men of pain and suffering, including an oddly specific tale where she relieves angina.
Information & Stories
Angerona was said to be a protecting goddess of Rome, and kept secret the true name of the great city so that it should not be known to her enemies. Angerona is often depicted with a finger against her lips, or even with her mouth bound closed, leading her to be known as a goddess of secrets and silence in general.
Her festival, Divalia, is also known as Angeronalia and was celebrated on the 21st December.
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Statue of Angerona with finger raised to her lips.
Angerona with her finger to her lips.
Small carving of Angerona, again with finger to lips.