Roman festival celebrated several times a year; on this day the Rex sacrorum offered a ram in the Regia.
Named after the Alba Longa (usually identified with Castel Gandolfo), in the Alban Hills, 25 km SE of Rome. Ancient city founded by Ascanius.
Named after the City at the foot of Albanus Mons, once a powerful city in early Latium (present-day Ariccia).
Roman festival of Bacchus celebrated on the day of the winter solstice.
Roman festival held on December 21 in honor of the goddess Angerona.
Roman All Souls’ Day (February 21) where each household made offerings at the graves of its dead.
Named after the Roman city revered it for its Aeneas traditions, its Venus temple, and it cults of Vesta (now Pratica de Mare).
Ancient Roman feast held on July 19 when the Romans, defeated and pursued by the Gauls, retired and concealed themselves in the woods.
Roman festival reflecting the needs of a small pastoral community, involving the sacrifice of goats and youths striking those whom they met with strips of goat skins, held February 15.
Roman festival associated with the goddess Juno, celebrated on March 1.
Roman festival held on July 23 in the heat of the summer to honor Neptunus, god of water.
Roman festival that included performance of funeral rites, at the first day of the nine-day Parentalia festival honoring ancestors.
Roman festival of the shepherds' and livestocks' god and goddess Pales, held on April 21, feast of purification of the beast, herdsmen, and stalls.
Roman festival where a dog was sacrificed to the god Robigus to prevent the red dust, or mildew, which attacked corn when the ear was beginning to form.
Three-day Roman festival starting on December 17, with sacrifices, public feasting, gifts, and slaves were waited on by their masters.
Roman festival of Vesta, held June 7-15.