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Libentina, Lubentina

or LUBENTIA, a surname of Venus among the Romans, by which she is described as the goddess of sexual pleasure (dea libidinis, Varr. de Ling. Lat. 5.6; Cic. de Nat. Deor. 2.23; August. de Civ. Dei, 4.8; Nonius, 1.324; Plaut. Asin. 2.2. 2; Arnob. ad v. Gent. i. p. 15, who however speaks of Libentini dii.)


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