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  • 16; and Josephus speaks of its fruitfulness with enthusiasm (Wars IV.
  • He is the god of fruitfulness, the giver of sunshine and rain, and thus the source of all prosperity.
  • The apples appear to have been the symbol of love and fruitfulness, and are introduced at the marriages of Cadmus and Harmonia and Peleus and Thetis.
  • BONA DEA, the "good goddess," an old Roman deity of fruitfulness, both in the earth and in women.
  • Muller, it had its origin in the worship of Zeus Laphystius; the fleece is the pledge of reconciliation; Jason is a propitiating god of health, Medea a goddess akin to Hera; Aeetes is connected with the Colchian sun-worship. Forchhammer saw in it an old nature symbolism; Jason, the god of healing and fruitfulness, brought the fleece - the fertilizing rain-cloud - to the western land that was parched by the heat of the sun.

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