Security Guard Gods
They're a marketable market force who protect boundaries. You must have seen the notice: Beware of the God!
Eventually their franchise expanded to personal spaces and they became indoor deities. Every home would have a small shrine; one or two LARES standing in the hall and holding a tray — ideal for depositing small gifts, visiting cards, fruit, and household keys.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Italy and Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 265
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