chapter  V
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Lares, Lasa, and Lassi.

Lares coelopotelltes, per11larilli, viales, 'Z,icoru1JZ, cOlnpita/es, civitatul1z, rurales, grundttles, and finally the d01Jzestici and fa1Jziliares, the comprehension of which

in the course of time has become obscure, owing to confusion \vith the others. The rural Lares, on the other hand, are those \vhich in the very ancient song of the Arval brothers are called on as E 1l0S Lases iU1Jate."