(Λεύκασπις; Leúkaspis, ‘the one with the white shield’). Repeatedly used name of Greek heroes. L. especially refers to one of the five commanders of the Sicani, who are killed by Heracles and who are honoured cultically (Diod. Sic. 4,23,5); he is portrayed on Syracusan coins from the 5th cent. onwards . The cult of a hero L. is also attested for the Attic deme of Erchia , while Virgil uses the name for a drowned Trojan (Verg. Aen. 6,334).
1 HN 175
2 LSCG 18 G 50.