Goddess of the Day

English: Zur Spinnerin is known as the Spinner...

English: Zur Spinnerin is known as the Spinner of Life. In Roman mythology is known as Decuna, the spinner who spins the thread of life. She is the second of the three spinners: the first one is called Nona – the one who brings life, Decuna – the one who spins the thread of life and Morta – the one who spins the thread of death. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nona
The spinner of the thread of life.

Nona (“ninth”) is the Goddess of the spinner of the thread of life and Goddess of pregnancy. She is one of the three Parcae, with Decima and Morta who were the personifications of destiny. She spun the thread of life from her distaff onto her spindle. She was called upon by pregnant women in their ninth month when the child was due to be born.

Pantheon: Roman
Symbols: Distaff, Spindle, Nine

 

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