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Aequitas holding scales and cornucopia

Aequitas holding scales and cornucopia

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Definition: The cornucopia or cornu Copiae is, literally, the horn of plenty.

When Zeus was playing with the goat Amalthea (Amaltheia), he accidentally broke off one of her horns. To atone for this, Zeus promised Amalthea that the horn would always be full of whatever fruits she desired. This became the cornucopia of the Roman goddess Copia, the personification of plenty. Other goddesses, including Fortuna and Pax, also held the cornucopia.

Also Known As: Horn of Plenty
Alternate Spellings: Cornu Copiae, Cornu Copia

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