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Terra or Tellus was a primeval Roman goddess, mother of Fama.

Her festival was held on April 15; it was called the Fordicia. Pregnant cows were sacrificed. January 24 to 26, the Sementivae in honor of Terra and Ceres

She had a temple on the Forum Pacis[?], which was built in 268 BC.

Tellumo is the masculine form of Tellus.

Her Greek counterpart is Gaia.

See: Roman mythology



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