In Roman mythology, Volturnus was a god of the Tiber, and may have been the god of all rivers. He had his own minor flamen, and a high priest, the Flamen Volturnalis. His festival, Volturnalia, was held on August 27.
Although he was originally an Etruscan god, his worship spread to Rome, and appears to have replaced or co-incided with the Roman god Tiber.
Although originally popular enough to receive his own Flamen, he vanished into obscurity around the time of the late Roman Republic.
Volturnus was a man, who had long blonde hair.
Volturnus had at least two descendants, a daughter named Juturna, a grandchild named Fons. Fons was born of a love affair between Juturna and Janus, and was the god of spring water.
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