Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Pagan Eye: Roman Temple of Fortuna
This unusual photo of the ruins of a temple of Fortuna, in Rome, was kindly sent to me by Caroline Wise of the Fellowship of Isis, who also let me use her picture of Lake Nemi, in Italy, a couple of weeks ago. Fortuna is the Roman Goddess of Luck.
Caroline said: "Here is a Temple of Fortuna in Rome, the one Fasti mentions as being celebrated on June 24 - our old midsummer day. It now has a colony of cats living there who are fed by someone. These cat colonies are prized in Rome and now protected by law - they keep the vermin down."
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