The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic: An Introduction to the Study of the Religion of the Romans

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INDEX OF SUBJECTS
Acca Larentia, 74, 93, 275, 276, 324.
Aedes Herculis: see Forum Boarium.
Aedes Vestae: see Vesta.
Aediles, plebeian, 75, 76, 92.
Aesculapius, 105, 191, 278; connexion with Vediovis, 122, 278; temple, 278, 340.
Agonia: December, 265, 281; January, 277, 280-2; March, 54, 281; May, 121, 281.
Agonus (or Agonalis, 323.
Agriculture: festivals, 3, 71, 79-82, 85-8, 88-91, 113-4, 124-8, 145- 54, 204-6, 206-9, 212-4, 256-8, 268-73, 324-7, 335.
Alban Mount: Feriae Latinae held at, 95, 97, 227-8; temple of Jupiter Latiaris, 95-6, 228.
Ambarvalia, 114, 124-8, 154.
Ancilia, 38-9, 41-3, 45-6, 250; lustration, 57-9, 248, 250; moving, 39, 41, 43-4, 115.
Ancillarum Feriae, 176-8.
Angerona, 274-5; goddess of Divalia, 274, 336.
Anna Perenna: festival, 44, 50-1, 53, 163; legends, 51-4, 60; popularity with lower classes, 44, 50-1; representative of year, 52-3.
Aphrodite: connexion with Venus, 69, 86.
Aplu, 181.
Apollo, 89, 191, 250; comparison with Mars, 39-40; connexion with Aesculapius, 278; with Vediovis, 122, 181, 225, 278; coupled with Latona, 181, 186, 200; festivals, 173, 179-81; functions, 180, 278; Medicus, 180; restoration of worship by Augustus, 180 (n. 4), 181-2; Soranus, 84, 181; temples, 180, 182; worship, 117, 179-82, 339.
April: character, 6, 9, 33, 66-7; connexion with Venus, 67, 69; festivals, 66-97; origin of name, 6, 33, 66; prevalence of female deities, 67.
Ara Maxima: see Circus Maximus.
Argei: see also Sacella Argeorum, 150, 151; explanations of custom, 114, 116-20; mourning of Flaminica Dialis, 112, 115, 119, 151; origin of name, 112-3; 118-9; puppets thrown into Tiber, 52, 57, 100, 111-20; substitution for human victims, 112, 115, 116-7, 119.
Armilustrium, 45, 58, 249, 250-1.
Army: importance of curiae, 303, 305; mustering, 133.
Artemis, 200.
Asylum, 122, 183 (n. 3), 327; connexion with Vediovis, 122.
Attalus, King of Pergamus, 69.
August: character, 189-90; festivals, 189214.
Augustus, revival of religion, 19, 181-2, 190, 280, 342, 343-4, 349.
Aventine: plebeian quarter, 756, 199; temples, 59, 74-6, 101-5, 158, 198-200, 201, 206, 232, 267, 339.
Beans: harvest, 130, 255; use as food, 132-3; use in ritual, 83,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • ABBREVIATIONS. xii
  • Mensis Martius. 33
  • Mensis Aprilis. 66
  • Mensis Maius. 98
  • Mensis Iunius. 129
  • Mensis Quinctilis. 173
  • Mensis Sextilis. 189
  • Mensis September. 215
  • Mensis October. 236
  • Mensis November. 252
  • Mensis December 255
  • Mensis Ianuarius. 277
  • Mensis Februarius 298
  • Conclusion 332
  • NOTES ON TWO COINS. 350
  • INDEX OF SUBJECTS 353
  • INDEX OF LATIN WORDS 364
  • INDEX OF LATIN AUTHORS QUOTED 366
  • INDEX OF GREEK AUTHORS QOUTED 372
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