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In Greek mythology, Eirene or Irene ("peace") (Roman equivalent: Pax) was one of the first generation of Horae. She was the personification of peace and wealth and was depicted in art as a beautiful young woman carrying a cornucopia, scepter and a torch or rhyton[?].

In Roman mythology, Pax ("peace") was recognized as a goddess during the rule of Augustus. On the Campus Martius[?], she had a temple called the Ara Pacis, and another temple on the Forum Pacis[?]. She was depicted in art with olive branches, a cornucopia and a scepter. There was a festival in her honor on January 3.

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