"Of or belonging to a woman." A surname of Fortuna as the protectress of women. A sanctuary was built in honor of Fortuna Muliebris on the location where Roman women successfully persuaded Coriolanus to halt the siege of the city. The first priestess was Valeria. See also Fortuna Virilis.



  • Livy. The History of Rome ii, 40.
  • Valerius Maximus, i, 8, 4.