6/30 days of deity devotion

Day Six: Other related deities and entities associated with this deity

Meditrina is a late Roman goddess of the healing powers of wine. She is said to be the daughter of Asclepius.

Her festival, the Meditrinalia, is celebrated on October 11. On that occasion, old wine is mixed with the new vintage, part of which is offered as a libation, and a part is consumed as a physick to cure all ailments.

Image: Meditrina, Goddess of Wine by Brenda Owen, 2010. Original watercolor, cards and prints available here.

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