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Definition of Lupercalia

Lupercalia
Lupercalia Lu`per*ca"li*a, n. pl. [L. luperealis, fr. Lupercus the Lycean Pan, so called fr. lupus a wolf, because he kept off the wolves.] (Rom. Antiq.) A feast of the Romans in honor of Lupercus, or Pan.

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- Lupercalia was a pastoral festival of Ancient Rome observed annually on February 15 to purify the city, promoting health and fertility. Lupercalia was...
- Lupercalia is the fifth studio album by English-Irish singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf, released on 20 June 2011 by Hideout, a subsidiary of Mercury Records...
- Caesar Baronius between the presentation of Jesus and Lupercalia is probably inaccurate since Lupercalia was not celebrated in Jerusalem and it was only there...
- contest Gelasius finally suppressed the ancient Roman festival of the Lupercalia, which had persisted for several generations among a nominally Christian...
- ongoing debate about a connection to the ancient Roman festival of the Lupercalia. In Gr**** mythology, Apollo's mother Leto is reported to have given birth...
- sole source for identifying Inuus as the form of Faunus for whom the Lupercalia was celebrated: "naked young men would run around venerating Lycaean Pan...
- seven hundred years after celebration of Lupercalia is believed to have ceased. In Ancient Rome, Lupercalia was observed February 13–15. It was a rite...
- drum skin named bedug in Indonesia. In Roman mythology priests of god Lupercalia wore goatskins. A breed of goat that provides high-quality skin is for...
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- honor of him, the Romans held the Lupercalia. He helped the wolf take care of Romulus and Remus; this is why Lupercalia was a celebration that helped pregnant...
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