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In Greek mythology, Enyo ("horror") (Roman: Bellona) was an ancient war goddess known as the Waster of Cities. She was depicted covered in blood and carrying weapons. She was a frequent companion of Ares and was said to be his mother or sister. Sometimes, she was said to be one of the Graeae.

Bellona, in Roman mythology, was much more popular than Enyo in Greece. Her name comes from the bellum meaning "war." There was a temple to her on the Capitolinus[?] (built: 296 BC; burned down: 48 BC). A festival devoted to Bellona took place on June 3.

In art, Bellona was displayed with a sword, helmet, spear and torch.

Both Bellona and Enyo may be of Etruscan origin.



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