Juno

Juno was the goddess of marriage, childbirth and women in Roman religion whilst also being the patron goddess and protector of Rome.

Residence: Rome
Symbols: Peacock
Parents: Saturn and Ops
Siblings: Ceres, Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto, Vesta
Consort: Jupiter
Children: Bellona, Juventas, Mars, Vulcan
Festivals: Matronalia
Other Names: Juno Lucina, Juno Moneta, Juno Regina, Juno Sospita
Greek equivalent: Hera

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Juno Sospita, a plaster cast based on an original in the Vatican Museums.

Juno’s own warlike aspect among the Romans is apparent in her attire. She is often shown armed and wearing a goatskin cloak.

IVNO REGINA on a coin celebrating Julia Soaemias.

Juno’s theology is one of the most complex and disputed issues in Roman religion. Even more than other major Roman deities, Juno held a large number of significant and diverse epithets, names and titles representing various aspects and roles of the goddess.