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Nine Gods (The)

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(1) Of the Etruscans: Juno, Minerva, and Tinʹia (the three chief); the other six were Vulcan, Mars, and Saturn, Herculēs, Summānus, and Vedius.

Lars Porsĕna of Clusium

By the nine gods he swore

That the great house of Tarquin

Should suffer wrong no more.”


Macaulay: Lays of Ancient Rome (Horatius, i.).

(2) Of the Sabines (2 syl.). Herculēs, Romulus, Esculapius, Bacchus, Ænēas, Vesta, Santa, Fortuna, and Fidēs.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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