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Roman Festival Days - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Read about many of the festival days or fasti of ancient Rome.
Roman Holidays in March - The Fasti - Ancient/Classical History
At Anna Perenna's festival, reversal of typical Roman dignitas includes inversion of gender roles as when a drunken old woman drags along a drunken old man.
Matronalia - A Roman Festival for Juno - Ancient/Classical History
On the anniversary of the foundation of the temple of Juno Lucina on the Esquiline, Roman matrons held a festival known as the Matronalia on March 1.
Roman Pagan Holidays - Roman Pagan Festivals - Paganism & Wicca
Many of the festivals and celebrations of ancient Rome are still marked today by some modern Pagans. Learn about some of the different Roman pagan ...
Matronalia - the Roman Festival of Motherhood - Paganism & Wicca
In ancient Rome, the holiday of Matronalia was celebrated each year at the beginning of March. This annual "festival of women" was held in honor of Juno ...
Lupercalia - The Origins of the Roman Festival
Those looking for the origins of Valentine's Day inevitably encounter the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia. The Lupercalia festival is described in sometimes ...
The Roman Festival of Floralia - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
The Floralia was a festival in honor of the Roman goddess Flora which was later celebrated as the Ludi Florales.
Vinalia - The Roman Wine Festivals - Ancient/Classical History
Vinalia was the name of two wine festivals in ancient Rome.
Saturnalia - Roman Festival Saturnalia - Ancient/Classical History
Saturnalia was probably the most popular Roman festival. Saturnalia was held in mid-December to honor the god Saturn with feasting, gift giving and role ...
Celebrating Saturnalia - The Roman Saturnalia Festival
When it comes to festivals, parties, and downright debauchery, no one beats the folks of ancient Rome. Around the time of the winter solstice each year, they ...