Acca Larentia

Roman - An Estruscan mother goddess. She was said by some to be the mother of the Lares, the Arval Brothers and Hercules. In some accounts she was a prostitute who was won by Hercules in a game of dice and who later married Tarutius. Others say she was the wife of the shepherd Faustulus and adopted Romulus and Remus. In some references, known as Acca Larentia, Acca Larentina, Acca Larentina, Fabula, Fabula, Faula, Faula, Fauna, Larentia, Larentia, Fa(b)ula or Fa(b)ula.

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