Salus

Pantheon: Italian, Roman
Titles: Salus Publica Populi Romani
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Gender: Female

Salus is the goddess of health, public well-being, fertility, and agriculture. Her festival was held on August 5th. She is often associated with Hygeia.

In art Salus is shown as a woman holding sheaves of wheat, or feeding a sacred snake from a sacred plate.

Salus Publica: "Public Health" -- ther personification of the health of The State.

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