The god protecting the threshold (limen) of the house. Much superstition was connected among the Romans with the threshold, and many persons were very scrupulous in always putting the right foot across it first.1 See also Lima/Limentina, Cardea, and Forculus.



  1. Petronius. Satyricon, 30.


  • Arnobius. Adversus Nationes i, 15; iv, 9, 11.
  • Augustine. City of God iv, 8; vi, 7.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
  • Tertullian. De idolatria, 15.

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