LACINIUS

ΛΑΚΙΝΙΟΣ

1. An Italian hero and fabulous robber, by whom Heracles, on his expedition in Italy, is said to have been robbed of some of the oxen of Geryones, and who was killed by the hero in consequence. After the place of the murder was purified, Heracles built a temple to Hera (Juno), surnamed Lacinia. (Diod. iv. 24 ; Serv. ad Aen. iii. 552.)

2. A son of Cyrene and king among the Bruttians, by whom, according to some, the temple of Juno (Hera) Lacinia was built. (Serv. l. c.)