Pantheon: Roman
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Gender: Male

Summanus is the god who used thunderbolts at night. He is a counterpart to Jupiter, who used thunderbolts during the day. Summanus may be an aspect of Jupiter instead of a separate god. Summanus' festival was held on June 20th.

Castrated male goats or sheep and wheel-shaped cakes were sacrificed to Summanus.

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