- the ancient Roman goddess of fortune, identified with the Greek goddess Tyche.
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M. Tullius, builder of the temple of Fortuna Augusta, 130, 132.
Fortuna, worshipped at domestic shrines, 104; identified with Isis, 342.
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- the Roman goddess of fortune and good luckGreek counterpart: Tyche
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