Carmenta

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Carmenta

one of Camenae; protectress of women in confinement. [Rom. Rel.: Zimmerman, 50]

Carmenta

goddess of healing. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 53]
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Arriving up the Tiber with Evander to the future site of Rome, the Arcadian Carmentis foretells the coming of Aeneas, his sacred father and the sacred emblems to Latium and predicts that one day, a god himself will tend Vesta's rites (519-30).
And now Carmentis excludes him from her dynastic prophecy by omitting Aeneas' son and the felix nomen Iuli and the domus Iulia descended from Teucrian ancestors (cf.
She is honoured above all by Carmentis, in that she alone is identified by name.