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Mercurius is the God of commerce. The guild of merchants honored Mercurius at his temple near the Circus Maximus on his festival, Mercuralia, on May 15. They also sprinkled themselves and their merchandise with sacred water in a ceremony at the Capena Gate.

A common epithet of Mercurius was Bonus Mercurius very similar to optimus.[1]

Mercurius has many aspects, attributes, names and epithets...


  1. See Brouwer, Bona Dea, p.246.

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