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Happy Floralia

Let the games begin.  Today is the first day of Floralia in the ancient Roman tradition.  The circus games and racing of chariots were popular during the festival that honored the spring Goddess Floria.  There were two nationalized teams that … Continue reading

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Mercuralia

Looking at the calendar, I see that it’s time for yet another Roman Holiday.  Today salutes one of the major deities of ancient times.  One of the Gods of whom you’re likely familiar.  His name is Mercurius.  The English version … Continue reading

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