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The god of marriage. He is invoked by Troilus (III.1258), and alluded to in The Merchant's Tale (IV.1730) and The Legend of Good Women (2250). In both these last references he is explicitly identified as the ‘god of wedding’.


Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

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