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an altar in the VICUS IUGARIUS (q.v.), mentioned only in Festus (104: iugarius vicus dictus Romae quia ibi fuerat ara lunonis Iugae quam putabant matrimonia iungere) and Placidus (58, Deuerl.): Iugi Iunoni a qua 'vicus Iugarius.' ara ibi sita est). Despite these statements, it is generally held that the altar was erected there because of a fancied connection (Jord. i. 2. 468; Gilb. i. 257; iii. 416; WR 186; Rosch. ii. 603).1

1 Hillsen. however, is in favour of the connection with Iuno Iuga; for we hear of no guild of' iugarii' (Jord. i. I. 515). and yokes were probably made by the peasants at home rather than in any particular place. Cf. HFP 13.

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