Cupra

A surname of Juno in Etruria. She had a temple near Firmum Picenum. The name is said to derive from a town, but it may be connected with the Sabine word cyprus, which, according to Varro,1 signified good, and also occurs in the name of Vicus Cyprius.

References

Notes

  1. On the Latin Language v, 159.

Sources

  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Vollmer, Wilhelm. (1874). W├Ârterbuch der Mythologie. Stuttgart, p. 149.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.