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Lasa
(73 words)

[German version]

Young Etruscan goddess or demon mostly represented as winged; on Hellenistic mirrors she appears together with goddesses, heroes or nymphs. Her name appears frequently with epithets that indicate different functions that are still not clarified in detail. It is also not clear how she is distinguished from Etruscan Vanth.

Bibliography

I. Krauskopf, s.v. L., Dizionario della civiltà etrusca, 1985, 148

R. Lambrechts, s.v. L., LIMC 6, 217-225.

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Prayon, Friedhelm (Tübingen), “Lasa”, 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 17 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e631890>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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