B names, Battle/War, Female, Mythology, Proto-Indo-European, Roman mythology, Virtues/Attributes

Bellona

Bellona is the name of a Roman goddess of war, the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Enyo. Bellona comes from Latin bellum meaning “war “which comes from an older form of the word, duellum, from Proto-Indo-European *deh₂w-, *dew- (to injure, destroy, burn).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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