LARES PERMARINI, AEDES
a temple of the Lares who protect sailors, in
the campus Martius. It was vowed by the praetor, L. Aemilius Regillus,
while engaged in a naval battle with the fleet of Antiochus the Great in
190 B.C., and dedicated by M. Aemilius Lepidus, when censor, on 22nd
December, 179 (Liv. xl. 52
. 4; Macrob. i. io. o ; Fast. Praen. ad. xi Kal.
Ian., CIL i². p. 238, 338; Fast. Ant. ap. NS 1921, 120
; HJ487; Gilb. iii.
; Rosch. ii. 1870-1871
; WR 170). On the doors of the temple was
a dedicatory inscription in Saturnian metre (Liv. loc. cit.; cf. Baehrens,
Frag. poet. Rom. 54-55). The temple stood 'in porticu Minucia' (Fast.
Praen.), and therefore its exact site depends on that of the porticus (q.v.;
AR 1909, 76
, p. i; RE xii. 812