Acca Larentia

Pantheon: Roman
Titles:
Alternate Names/Spellings: Larentia, Laurentina
Gender: Female

Acca Larentia is a goddess worshipped in Rome since very early in its history. She became the she-wolf that succled Romulus and Remus. Acca Larentia's main festival, the Larentalia, was held on/around December 23rd.

Another Larentia in Roman mythology was known as the city's most beautiful prostitute.

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