Juventas

Pantheon: Roman, Latin
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Alternate Names/Spellings: Iuventa (Latin), Iuventas (Latin), Juventus
Gender: Female

Juventas is the goddess of youth, and the protector of young men old enough to fight as soldiers. When men became old enough to wear the toga virilis they would leave a money offering to Juventas in the temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus. Her festival is on December 19th.

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