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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 an ancient, possibly pre-Roman pastoral annual festival, observed in the city of Rome from the 13th to the 15th of February to avert evil...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lupercalia. The final title was announced via Twitter on 23 December 2010. On 4 November 2010, Wolf announced that the first single from Lupercalia was...
- 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...
- Cleopatra's presence in Rome most likely had an effect on the events at the Lupercalia festival a month before Caesar's ********ination. Antony attempted to place...
- Luperci, the priests of Faunus, celebrated certain ceremonies of the Lupercalia at the cave, from the earliest days of the City until at least 494 AD...
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