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Name for 21st February- Accalia was the human foster-mother of twins Romulus and Remus. Her name is even more obscure than theirs.

Derived from Acca Larentia, a character in Roman mythology. The Best Baby Name Book Louise Nicholson.

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Name for today- Rhea

Greek & Roman Mythology. Latinized form of Greek ‘Ρεια (Rheia), meaning unknown, perhaps related to ‘ρεω (rheo) “to flow” or ‘ρεος (rheos) “stream”. In Greek mythology Rhea was a Titan, the wife of Cronus, and the mother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, Demeter and Hestia. Also, in Roman mythology a woman named Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome. (

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