The Significance of Certain Colors in Roman Ritual

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George Banta publishing Company, 1917 - 52 pagine
 

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Pagina 3 - X, 76 Varro Pilumnum et Picumnum infantium deos esse ait eisque pro puerpera lectum in atrio sterni, dum exploretur an vitalis sit qui natus est.
Pagina 21 - Sanguinem quoque gladiatorum bibunt ut viventibus poculis comitiales morbi, quod spectare facientis in eadem harena feras quoque horror est. At Hercule illi ex homine ipso sorbere efficacissimum putant calidum spirantemque et una ipsam animam ex osculo volnerum, cum plagis ne ferarum quidem admoveri ora fas sit humana; alii medullas crurum quaerunt et cerebrum infantium.
Pagina 21 - Varro quoque dicit mulieres in exsequiis et luctu ideo solitas ora lacerare, ut sanguine ostenso inferis satisfaciant, quare etiam institutum est, ut apud sepulcra et victimae caedantur. apud veteres etiam homines interficiebantur, sed mortuo lunio Bruto cum multae gentes ad eius funus captivos...
Pagina 36 - This commemoration of the divine passion was held once a year: the people mourned and beat their breasts at it to testify their sorrow for the death of the god; and an image of a cow, made of gilt wood with a golden sun between its horns, was carried out of the chamber in which it stood the rest of the year.
Pagina 9 - Festus sv robum (Lindem, p. 134). Robum rubro colore et quasi rufo significari, ut bovem quoque rustici appellant, manifestum est. Unde et materia, quae plurimas venas eins coloris habet, dicta est 47 robur.
Pagina 5 - PER ea tempora regnum finitum est Argivorum, translatum ad Mycenas, unde fuit Agamemnon, et exortum est regnum Laurentum, ubi Saturni filius Picus regnum primus accepit, iudicante apud Hebraeos femina Debbora...
Pagina 41 - ... himself in the dark monsoon as the sun's representative. A huge painted* sun of gypsum in high relief, with gilded rays, adorns the hall of audience, and in front of it is the throne. As already mentioned, the sacred standard bears his image, as does that Scythic part of the regalia called the changi, a disc of black felt or ostrich feathers, with a plate of gold to represent the sun in its centre, borne upon a pole. The royal parasol is termed kirnia, in allusion to its shape, like a ray (car...
Pagina 40 - AI legatur inscriptum, helichrysos florem habet auro similem, folium tenue, cauliculum quoque gracilem, sed durum. hoc coronare se Magi, si et unguenta sumantur ex auro, quod apyron vocant, ad gratiam quoque vitae gloriamque pertinere arbitrantur.
Pagina 42 - ... cooked (porridge) shall come back again to him that cooks it! 49. kind deeds we shall perform for our friends: all that hate us shall go to darkness (hell)!--As (fruitful) cow, and (strong) steer, they (man and wife) shall during, every successive period of their lives drive away manbesetting death! 50. The fires (all) know one another, that which lives in plants, and lives in the waters, and all the (light-) gods that glow upon the heaven. The gold (here) becomes the light of him that cooks...

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