Pales

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Topics in Roman mythology
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In Roman mythology, Pales was the goddess of shepherds, flocks and livestock. Originally, she was either male or female. The name may be related to phallus meaning "penis."

Her festival was called the Parilia; it was celebrated April 21. Cattle were driven through bonfires on this day.

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