Volturnus, the god of the river Tiber

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Last Updated on 2023/01/04

Volturnus, who may have been the deity of all rivers in Roman mythology, was a god of the Tiber.

He had a high priest named Flamen Volturnalis who was his own minor flamen. On August 27, he conducted Volturnalia, his event. The deity was worshipped in Rome, in the Velabro, an Etruscan quarter of the city, where a temple was dedicated to her. She was venerated in Campania in the area of Capua, the ancient territorial limit of the Etruscan civilization, where she was worshipped as a river.

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