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IUNO LUCINA, AEDES （qhsauro/s Dionys.): a temple built in 375 B.C. (Plin. NH xvi. 235) in a grove (lucus) that had been consecrated to the goddess from very early times (Varro, LL v. 49, 74, who assigns the introduction of the cult to Titus Tatius; Dionys. iv. 15). It was on the Cispius, near the sixth shrine of the Argei (Varro, LL v. 50; Ov. Fast. ii. 435-436; iii. 245-246), probably not far west of S. Prassede and just north-west of the Torre Cantarelli, in which neighbourhood inscrip.
ed the gifts for new-born children to be placed in the treasury of
this temple (Dionys. iv. 15:e)s to\n th=s ei)leiqui/as qhsauro\n h(\n (rwmai=ai kalou=siv (/*hrav *fwsforon), so that there may have been a shrine of some
sort before that built in 375. In 190 B.C. the temple was struck by
lightning, and its gable and doors injured (Liv. xxxvii. 3. 2). The annual
festival of the Matronalia was celebrated here on Ist March (Fest. 147;
Ov. Fast. iii. 247; Hemer. Praenest. ad Kal. Mart., CIL iS. p.