or LUPA, an ancient Italian divinity, the wife of Lupercus, who, in the shape of a she-wolf, performed the office of nurse to Romulus and Remus (Arnob. ad v. Gent.
In some accounts she is identified with Acca Laurentia, the wife of the shepherd Faustulus. (Liv. 1.4
; comp. ACCA LAURENTIA.)