(408) Fama

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Discovered 1895 Oct. 13 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named for a daughter of Titan and the Earth. Fama was a powerful goddess worshipped by the ancients, usually represented winged and blowing a trumpet. Fama, in Greek Pheme, is the goddess of fame. (H 44)

Named by A. Berberich (AN 156, 127 (1901)).

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