"Primal." A surname of Fortuna, who determines the destiny of the child at its birth. She had a celebrated sanctuary at Praeneste, where her worship was close associated with that of the infant Jupiter, and at Rome on the Quirinal Hill and on the Capitoline Hill, the latter built by Servius Tullius.



  • Bartelink, Dr. G.J.M. (1988). Prisma van de mythologie. Utrecht: Het Spectrum.
  • Cicero. De Divinatione ii, 41.
  • Livy. The History of Rome xxix, 36; xxxiv, 53.