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Juno

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Juno, in Roman mythology, queen of the gods. She was the sister and wife of Jupiter, king of the gods, and revered by Roman women as the goddess of marriage and childbirth. Representations of Juno adorned some of the most famous temples of the Roman Empire, and she played a prominent part in The Aeneid, Vergil's epic poem about the founding of Rome. Juno's Greek counterpart was Hera.

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