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an agricultural divinity among the Romans, or, perhaps, rather an attribute of Ops, by which she is described as the goddess protecting the fruits which have been brought in at the harvest time from the fields. Tutelina, Secia and Messia had three pillars with altars before them in the Circus. (August. De Civ. Dei, 4.8 ; Macr. 1.16; Plin. Nat. 18.2; Varro, De Ling. Lat. 5.74.)


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