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VERTUMNUS

Roman Fruity God

God of Fruity Things from Orchards to Wine Vines

He was a great shape-changer and to get really close to POMONA he tried various rustic types.

But she always shied away from him — until he assumed the aspect of an old woman. This ruse worked and he got to share her cherries.

VERTUMNUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : VERTUMNUS
Location : Italy and Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Fruit
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2591

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Article last updated on 31 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "VERTUMNUS: God of Fruit from Roman mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 July 2014.

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