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a shrine on the site of the DOMUS P. VALERII (q.v.), which Valerius built on the slope of the Velia towards the forum (Liv. ii. 7. 12:infra Veliam ubi nunc Vicae Potae est (aedes) in infimo clivo; Plut. Popl. 10: ἱερόνiepo,). This deity was apparently identical with or closely related to Victoria, for the shrine is called aedes Victoriae (so that the identification with a fragmentary altar in TF 87 will not hold) by Asconius (in Pis. 52; cf. Cic. de leg. ii. 28). Another derivation was from victus and potus (Arnob. iii. 25; Sen. Apocol. 9). The date of the dedication was 9th January (Fast. Ant. ap. NS 1921, 84; Jord. i. 2. 417; WR 196; Pr. Myth. ii. 245).

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