Ancient Roman Holidays & Festivals at The Detective & the Toga Ancient Roman Holidays & Festivals Last updated XXVI Martius 2012 Compitalia – Late December or Early January Originally the Compitalia was a movable feast, one of the most important of the Feriae Conceptivae, whose dates were fixed by various presiding authorities including the consuls, praetor, priestly colleges or minor religious or political dignitaries. During the early Empire, its dates were fixed at Januarius 3rd to 5th. The president of each insula would sacrifice a hen on a temporary altar at the local crossroads. But it was in the country, where the festival probably had its origin, that each landowner would build a small shrine with altar at the boundary with his neighbor. That the Compitalia was one of the most important festivals can be seen from the fact that it was one of the few that Macrobius reported as still being observed in the fourth century AD. Agonalia – January 9 Festival to Janus, god of gates and doorways. Lupercalia – February 15 To Lupercus or Faunus.
LacusCurtius — Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities LacusCurtius Educational Resource: a Selection of Articles from A 19th-Century Classical Encyclopaedia William Smith, D.C.L., LL.D.: A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities John Murray, London, 1875. This single volume, of 1294 pages in rather fine print set in two columns and amounting to well over a million words, is a treasure trove of information on the ancient world, and was for many years a standard reference work, carried thru several British and American editions from the first in 1842 to the last in 1890‑91 with relatively few alterations. Like any encyclopedia of course, Smith's Dictionary should be used with caution: it is a secondary source, the field covered is very extensive, many authors are involved, and even when it was published could not for each article have represented the latest work. Finally, these articles need to be read not only with a grain of salt, but sometimes lightly and with a few grains of common sense as well. About those bullets: Blue: relax.
A Gateway to Ancient Rome William Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, an encyclopedic work containing a lot of good basic information (and references to primary sources), was published in 1875: it is thus an educational resource in the public domain. I've been putting a large selection of articles from it online, often as background material for other webpages. It is illustrated with its own woodcuts and some additional photographs of my own. Chariots and carriages, the theatre, circus and amphitheatre, roads, bridges, aqueducts, obelisks, timepieces, organs, hair curlers; marriage & children, slaves, dance, salt mines, and an awful lot more; among which special sections on law, religion, warfare, daily life, and clothing.
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Ancient Rome - www.rome101.com Primary History - Romans Histoire de la Rome antique Les chapitres que vous trouverez ci-dessous vous permettront d'en savoir plus sur l'histoire de la Rome antique. Néanmoins, je vous invite à jeter un coup d'oeil aux autres sections de ce site, afin que votre lecture soit la plus complète possible. En vous rendant sur la page Dynasties de l'Antiquité, vous trouverez les arbres généalogiques de plusieurs familles romaines de première importance. Vous trouverez sur la page Cartes de l'Antiquité un grand nombre de mappemondes vous permettant de mesurer l'évolution des possessions romaines en Méditerranée. CHAPITRE PREMIER : Rome, entre mythe et Histoire I: L'Énéide II: Romulus & Remus III: La monarchie romaine IV: La fin de la royauté, le début de la république CHAPITRE DEUXIÈME : Les institutions de la république romaine (VI° - I° siècle avant Jésus Christ) I : Les assemblées de la république romaine II : Les magistratures romaines III : Les lois romaines IV: La citoyenneté romaine V: Le statut des cités I: Rome contre ses cités voisines
Picturing Early America Roman Army Part I The Roman Army in the Late Republic and Early Empire NB: Over the centuries, the Roman army changed and developed, and conditions often differed somewhat depending on the provinces where the troops were fighting and stationed. The following information is intended to give a generic picture of military organization, armor, weaponry, etc. during the late Republic and early Empire. LEGIONS (legio): The legion was the basic unit of Rome's standing army of career soldiers, the legionaries, who were all Roman citizens and fought primarily as foot-soldiers (infantry). Though the exact numbers of men in a legion varied, the basic pattern of organization remained the same. A Modern “Legion”: British Schoolchildren Visit a Roman Fort CAMPS (castra): As Josephus notes, the Roman camps were always constructed according to a set pattern, laid out like a city bisected by two streets leading to four gates. STANDARDS(signa): Sources Barbara F.
Antique Roman Dishes - Collection From: email@example.com (Micaela Pantke) Date: Thu, 22 Jul 93 11:12:07 +0200 The following recipes are taken from an old Roman cookbook The book I have is edited and translated from Latin by Robert Maier. My humble person only translated the German translations into English. I hope the recipes are still rather near to the originals... First I have to introduce you to some native Roman ingredients, such as: -- Caroenum: Boiled must (you have to boil the new wine or grape juice until it is only half the amount you started with). -- Defritum: Either thick fIg syrup, or must that's boiled until you have only a third of the amount with which you started. -- Liebstoeckl: I didn't find an English translation. -- Liquamen: a salty fish sauce. -- Passum: Very sweet wine sauce, made by boiling the must (new wine or grape juice) to thicken it. -- Poleiminze: A kind of mint that's growing in inundated areas. -- Saturei: I didn't find an English translation. And now let's come to the meals.
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Les fêtes romaines Cette page n'est pas chargée correctement.Veuillez suivre le lien suivant, qui vous mènera à l'entrée de notre site.Vous retrouverez cette page dans la rubrique Exposés Les fêtes, manifestations vivantes de la religion, sont inscrites dans le calendrier (mot tiré du 1er jour de chaque mois, appelé Kalendes - d'où l'expression: "renvoyer aux calendes grecques" pour une date reportée SINE DIE - sans jour fixé). Les fêtes sont, pour la plupart, fixes: STATIVAE, le reste est mobile: INDICTIVAE. Elles sont d'autant plus liées au calendrier qu'en chaque début de mois, on annonçait au peuple assemblé, après qu'il eut été convoqué (KALARE), le calendrier du mois. Janvier 1-01, STRENAE, aux KALENDIS JANUARIIS; ont donné les étrennes en français. Au Capitole, les deux consuls entourés de prêtres, sacrifient des taureaux blanc et formulent des vœux pour le salut de la République. 5-01, NONIS JANUARIIS: à l'Arx (citadelle), le REX SACRORUM annonce les fêtes du mois. Février Mars Avril Mai Juin Juillet Août
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