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Averruncus
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[German version]

Deity with scarcely any attestation, who wards off evil (deus, in Varro, Ling. 7,102, hence θεὸς ἀποτρόπαιος Gloss. 3,290,31). The name also exists in the form Auruncus (Gell. NA 5,12,14).

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Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH), “Averruncus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 22 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e210470>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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