Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
GE′NITRIX, that is, “the mother,” is used by Ovid (Met. xiv. 536) as a surname of Cybele, in the place of mater, or magna mater, but it is better known, in the religious history of Rome, as a surname of Venus, to whom J. Caesar dedicated a temple at Rome, as the mother of the Julia gens. (Suet. Caes.
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