Falacer

Falacer, or, more fully, divus pater Falacer, is mentioned by Varro1 as an ancient and forgotten Italian divinity, whom Hartung2 is inclined to consider to be the same as Jupiter, since falandum according to Festus, was the Etruscan name for "heaven."

References

Notes

  1. On the Latin Language v, 84; vii, 45.
  2. Die Religion der R├Âmer. Vol. 2, p. 9.

Source

  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.