Fortuna

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For·tu·na

 (fôr-to͞o′nə, -tyo͞o′-)
n. Roman Mythology
The goddess of fortune.

[Latin Fortūna; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

Fortuna

(fɔːˈtjuːnə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman goddess of fortune and good luck. Greek counterpart: Tyche
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Noun1.Fortuna - (Roman mythology) the goddess of fortune and good luckFortuna - (Roman mythology) the goddess of fortune and good luck; counterpart of Greek Tyche
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XXIV, 8, 1: <<[...] Princeps captiuos graciles suapte natura, ut omnes paene sunt Persae, et macie iam confectos iussit in medium duci, nostrosque respiciens, 'en', inquit, 'quos Martia ista pectora uiros existimant deformes illuuie capellas et taetras, utque crebri docuerunt euentus, antequam manus conferant, abiectis armis uertentes semet in fugam'>>.
(24) '"Vade Jesu citius, vade, quid moraris?' Et Jesus severo vultu et oculo respiciens in eum dixit; 'Ego,' inpuit, 'vado, et expectabis donec redeam.'" Roger of Wendover, Flores Historiarum, trans.
Est enim animalis anima intendens in delectabilia corporis: et sic differt genere, angelus autem spiritus, et ad delectabilia camis non respiciens. Differunt etiam specie: anima enim rationalis secundum seipsam et secundum totum affectum unibilis est corpori.
nam citius paterer caput hoc discedere collo, quam possem nuptae perdere more faces (2), aut ego transirem tua limina clausa maritus, respiciens udis prodita luminibus.
Vulgate: 'Et respiciens Jesum ambulantem, dicit: Ecce agnus Dei'