SaturnGod of sowing and blight Roman Religion and Mythology / Lexicon
Saturn is one of the oldest deities in the Roman pantheon, and several legends connects him with the founding of Rome, and credits him with learning the Romans agriculture.
Saturn's partner was Ops.
He was celebrated in the Saturnalia at the winter solstice. Originally on December 17, it was later extended to between three and seven days.
- Forum Romanum - The Roman Forum was the political and religious centre in ancient Rome (Rome, Italy)
- Ops - Goddess of abundance (Roman Religion and Mythology, Lexicon)
- Temple of Saturn - The first temple in the Forum Romanum (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
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