Veiovis was a Roman god of healing but his original role and function is obscure.

Symbols: Arrows, thunderbolt and a goat
Greek equivalent: Asclepius

Roman Republican Denarius of C. Licinius Macer, 84 BC.
OBV: Diademed bust of Vejovis hurling thunderbolt.
REV: Minerva with javelin and shield riding quadriga.

Veiovis was portrayed as a young man, holding a bunch of arrows, pilum or lightning bolts in his hand, and accompanied by a goat. Romans believed that he was one of the first gods to be born. He was a god of healing, and became associated with Asclepius. Though he was associated with volcanic eruptions, his original role and function is obscured to us. He is occasionally identified with Apollo and young Jupiter.

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