Note 155
From Chapter 17 of the Decline & Fall

Strabon. Geograph. 1. xii. p. 809 [p. 535, edit. Casaub]. The other temple of Comana, in Pontus, was a colony from that of Cappadocia, 1. xii. p. 835 [p. 557, ed. Casaub.]. The president Des Brosses (see his Saluste, tom. ii. p. 21) conjectures that the deity adored in both Comanas was Beltis, the Venus of the East, the goddess of generation, a very different being indeed from the goddess of war.

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