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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 560 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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A JUNOT. above all other female deities, she was prepared for that identification with Hera which was alluded to above. That she was in some sense a deity of light seems certain; as Lucina, e.g., she introduced new-born infants " in luminis oras." See Roscher's article " Juno " in his Lexicon of Mythology, and his earlier treatise on Juno and Hera; Wissowa, Religion and Kultus der Romer, 113 foil.; also a fresh discussion by Walter Otto in Philologus for 1905 (p. 161 foil.). (W. W. F.*)
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