Definition of Jupiter fidius
1. Noun. An epithet for Jupiter.
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Literary usage of Jupiter fidius
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1. Origines Kalendariæ Italicæ: Nundinal Calendars of Ancient Italy, Nundinal by Edward Greswell (1854)
"The Sabine Sancus too was called jupiter fidius, Jupiter the object of Trust also ; and that must do much to connect the Jovis Fiducia of the Tuscans with ..."
2. The International Law and Custom of Ancient Greece and Rome by Coleman Phillipson (1911)
"Zein and jupiter fidius. 1 the very basis of foedera and ... 9 The Romans had their jupiter fidius as the Greeks had their Zeu? ..."
3. The History of Religions by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1918)
"... revered was jupiter fidius, from which conjunction also, as in the case of Victoria, was evolved a goddess Fides. As god of oaths, right, and faith, ..."
4. The History of Religions by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1918)
"priests, whose duty it was to make and preserve treaties under religious sanction, and the god they revered was jupiter fidius, from which conjunction also, ..."
5. The Unity of Religions: A Popular Discussion of Ancient and Modern Beliefs by John Herman Randall, J. Gardner Smith (1910)
"... jupiter fidius, the god of good faith; and finally the greatest of all, Jupiter Optimus Maximus, the representative and protector of the Roman state. ..."