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Lars

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The overking of the ancient Etruscans, like the Welsh “pendragon.” A satrap, or under-king, was a lucŭmo. Thus the king of Prussia is the German lars, and the king of Bavaria is a lucumo.

“There be thirty chosen prophets,

The wisest of the land,

Who always by Lars Porʹsena,

Both morn and evening stand.”


Macaulay: Lays of Ancient Rome, (Horatius, ix.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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