Meditrina – Roman Goddess of Wine by Emily Balivet

“Meditrina – Roman Goddess of Wine” by Emily Balivet

Today is the Roman festival of Meditrinalia, a goddess of heath and wine. It also marked the end of wine production for the year. It was the custom to mix old and new wine in a cup, offer part of it as a libation to Meditrina, and taste the remaining mixture as a healing draught.

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