Stata Mater

Stata Mater, a Roman divinity to whom an image was dedicated in the forum, and whose rites consisted in the lighting of fires nightly before her image. She was regarded as a protectress against damage by fire, and was supposed to be either a wife of Vulcan or identical with the goddess Vesta.

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