OpsGoddess of abundance Roman Religion and Mythology / Lexicon
Ops was an ancient god of the Sabines, from where she passed to the Romans. She was associated with Saturn, and often identified with the Greek goddess Rhea. The goddess Juno was sometimes associated with Ops as Juno Opigena.
As Ops Consiva, Ops the Sower, she protected the sowing of crops. She was also called Ops Opifera, the bringer of help.
She was celebrated at the Opalia on December 19, and at the Opiconsivia on August 25.
- Capitoline Hill (Rome, Italy)
- Forum Romanum - The Roman Forum was the political and religious centre in ancient Rome (Rome, Italy)
- Juno - Ancient goddess of etruscan origin (Roman Religion and Mythology, Lexicon)
- Regia - The house of the Roman kings and later the Pontifex Maximus (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
- Saturn - God of sowing and blight (Roman Religion and Mythology, Lexicon)
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