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Runina

  Runina, Roman Goddess, was goddess of breastfeeding. She was found of the fig tree which was holy to Juno. The fig tree was associated with nursing of children because its fruit resembled suckled breasts.A.G.H. Sources: Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 222

 


Runina, Roman Goddess, was goddess of breastfeeding. She was found of the fig tree which was holy to Juno. The fig tree was associated with nursing of children because its fruit resembled suckled breasts.A.G.H.


Sources:

Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, p. 222