Anna Perenna

Roman - An ancient protective goddess. Patroness of the year. She saved the plebeians from starvation in their struggle with the patricians. She is said to have acted as gobetween when Mars wished to marry Minerva and told the god that Minerva was willing. When Mars raised his bride's veil, he found that his new wife was in fact the ancient Anna. Also commonly referred to as Anna Perenna, Anna, Anna, Mother Perna, Mother Perna, Greek Anna, Greek Anna, Anna[sup]3, Anna[sup]3, 4[/sup], 4[/sup], Gandharva, Helgé or Pallas.

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