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In Roman mythology, Semonia was the goddess of sowing. She belonged to a group of agricultural deities which also comprised Setia (or Seja) and Segetia.[1][2][3] Their names are derived from the same stem as the Latin verb sero "to sow".


  1. ^ Pliny, Naturalis Historia, XVII, 2.2
  2. ^ Macrobius, Saturnalia, I. 16
  3. ^ Augustine, De civitate Dei, IV. 8

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