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Egeria

Egeria

Egeria, in Roman religion and mythology, goddess or nymph of fountains. Consort and adviser of King Numa, she was also identified with Diana and worshiped as a goddess of childbirth. The name is used as an epithet for a female adviser or companion.
The name Egeria may refer to—

  • Egeria (mythology), a mythological water nymph and the wife of Numa Pompilius, second king of Rome. She is shown on the coat of arms of Ariccia.
    • a synonym of counsel, from the nymph
  • USS Egeria (ARL-8), a U.S. Navy repair ship named after the nymph
  • Egeria (pilgrim), also called Aetheria, a fourth century Christian woman, sometimes assumed to be a nun, who made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and wrote a letter about her travels
  • 13 Egeria, an asteroid
  • Egeria (genus), a genus of aquatic plants
  • "Egeria" (Rome), an episode of the television series Rome
  • Egeria, a character in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1

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