User comments for Angerona (Meaning / History Only)

Goddess of health and healing; knowledge, nature, magic, witchcraft, New Year; returning sun; relief from pain and sorrow, secrecy, Winter Soltace, and death. Temple in Volupia in Rome. Associated with Ops [kin], Acca Larentia, Dea Dia [growth goddess], and Volupia [pleasure goddess]. Divalia or Angeronalia festival on the Dec. 21; featured with a finger on her mouth, which was bound and closed; depicted with a bandaged mouth and a finger pressed to her lips, demanding silence. Delivered flocks or men from angina [quinsy].
Minister Falcon  4/28/2005
This seems to be connected to the Latin word "angere," meaning "to strangle." It seems like a pretty cool and powerful name to me. [noted -ed]
Agrosha_Rhys  9/15/2017

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