Roman Mythology

The Classical Gods of the Roman Empire...

CARNA

Roman Doorway Goddess

Also known as CARDEA

Goddess of Door Hinges

Proof once more that the Romans had a deity for everything. She is one strange nymph spirit (see Nymphs) who submitted to sexual advance by Janus in return for power over door hinges.

She seems keen on the well-being of mortals, especially small children, and is particularly fond of being offered bacon and beans.

What does she do to earn her breakfast? She keeps Striges out. No, we are not becoming mentally unhinged. Check them out.

Carna Facts and Figures

Name: Carna
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: CARDEA

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Doors and Openings
Area of expertise: Doors, Openings, Doorways

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on September 09, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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