Matrona Roman StatueThe Staple Of Roman Homeliness The Latin term Matrona does not mean much more than Wife or Married Woman. At least that is what the dictionary tells you. In reality the ancient Romans used the word Matrona a bit differently. Sure, it could mean wife but it could also serve as a more or less pejorative term for elderly, bloated women that spend most of their time inside the house or gossiping.
Furthermore, a Matrona could be a female mother goddess protecting the home of the believers and worshippers. Thus, serving many purposes.
A Piece Of Rome For Your Home
Should you be interested in ancient Roman history than do not miss out on this unique yet historically authentic piece to embellish your home with. No serious collection of ancient Roman gods and goddesses should miss a Matrona.
The piece at hand is not only very detailed but also underlines the motherly duties of the Matrona by also depicting two young children sitting on her lap.
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