Quirinus


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Quirinus

(kwĭr`ĭnəs), in Roman religion, an early god, possibly of war. Worshiped originally by the Sabines, he was one of the chief gods of ancient Rome, associated with Jupiter and Mars. In the late republic he was identified with Romulus, legendary founder of Rome.

Quirinus

 

in ancient Roman mythology the original god of war, probably of Sabine origin, worshipped on Quirinal Hill in Rome. Later replaced by the Italic god Mars, Quirinus was identified with Romulus, the legendary founder of Rome.

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