Acca Larentia(redirected from Acca Laurentia)
Acca Larentia(ăk`ə lərĕn`shēə, –shə) or
Acca Larentina(–tī`nə), in Roman mythology, wife of the shepherd Faustulus and foster mother of Romulus and Remus. Her 12 sons founded the priesthood of the Arval BrothersArval Brothers
, in Roman religion, college of 12 priests chosen from the most distinguished senatorial families. It was said that the original brothers were sons of Acca Larentia.
..... Click the link for more information. . According to one legend she was a wealthy courtesan who left all her money to the people of Rome.
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