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JANUARY.-Under the protection of Juno.

Days of the


Days of the

ancient Roinan Month.

FESTIVALS, &c. of the ancient Romans.

Saints' Days, &c. of the Romish

Latin Church.

1 Cal. Januariis | Sacred to Janus, Juno, Jupiter, and Esculapius.

St. Fulgentius, Odilo or Olon 2 IV Nonas An unfortunate day, termed by the Romans dies atra.

Macarius, Adelard 3 III Nonas Cancer sets. Birth-day of Cicero.

P. Balsam, Genevieve 4 Pridie Nonas Prayer for the safety of the prince.

Titus, Rigobert, Rumon 5 Nonis Jan. Lyra rises.

Simeon Stylites, Syncletica 6 VIII Idus

Melanius, Nilammon 7 VII Idus

Lucian, Cedd, Aldric, 8 VI Idus Sacrifice to Jupiter.

Apollinaris, Severinus, Pega 9 V Idus Agonalia, or festivals in honour of Agonius. The Dolphin rises. Julian, Marciana, Felan 10 IV Idus Media hyems, or Mid-winter.

[to Juturna. William, Agatho, Marcian 11 III Idus Carmentalia, or festivals in honour of Carmenta. Temple dedicated Theodosius, Hyginus 12 Pridie Idus Compitalia, or festivals in honour of the Lares, or household gods. Arcadius, Bennet, Aelred 13 Idibus Jan. Sacred to Jupiter Stator. Augustus named Octavius.

Veronica, Kentigern 14 XIX Cal. Feb.

Hilary, Felix, Sabas 15 XVIII Cal. Sacred to Carmenta, Porrima and Postverta.

Paul the first hermit 16 XVIF Cal. Temple of Concord raised by Camillus.

Honoratus, Pope Marcellu: 17 XVI Cal. Sun in Aquarius.

Antony patr. of the monks 18 XV Cal.

Peter's chair at Reme 19 XIV Cal.

Canute, Henry, Wulstan 20 XIII Cal.

Fabian, Sebastian, Fechin 21 XII Cal.

Agnes, Epiphanius, Publiu 22 XI Cal.

Vincent, Anastasius 23 X Cal. Lyra sets.

Raymund, Ildefonsus 24 | IX Cal. Sementinæ Feriæ, or the feast of seed-time.

Timothy, Babylas, Cadoc 25 VIII. Cal.

Projectus, Apollo, Poppo 26 VIT Cal.

Polycarp, Paula, Conon 27 | VI Cal. Temple dedicated to Castor and Pollux.

J. Chrysostom, Marius 28V Cal.

Charlemagne, Cyril 29 IV Cal. Equiria, or horse-races in honour of Mars in the Campus Martius. Francis, Gildas of Sales 30 III Cal. Sacred to Peace. Fidicula sets.

Bathildes, Martina 31 | Pridie Cal. Sacred to the Dii Penates, or household gods.

Cyrus, Maidoc, Galdus

FEBRUARY.-Under the protection of Neptune. 1 Cal. Februariis : Lacaria, festivals at Rome celebrated in a large grove. The sacrifi- St. Ignatius, Sigebert, Kinni 2 IV Nonas

cium bidens to Jupiter.] Laurence abp. of Canterbur 3 III Nonas Lyra and the middle of the Lion set.

Blase, Wereburge 4 Pridie Nonas Dolphin sets.

[rises. Gilbert, Isidore, Madan 5 Nonis Feb. Augustus surnamed Pater Patriæ, or Father of his country. Aquarius Martyrs of Japan, Vitus 6 VIII Idus

St. Dorothy, Vedast, Åmandu 7 VII Idus

Romuald, Theodorus 8 VI Idus

Stephen, Cuthman, Paul 9V Idus Commencement of Spring.

Theliau, Ansbert, Erhard 10 IV Idus

Scholastica, William 11 III Idus Arctophylax, or Arcturus, rises. Genialic games.

Saturninus, Severinus 12 Pridie Idus

Benedict, Meletius, Eulali 13 Idibus Feb. Sacred to Faunus and Jupiter. Slaughter of the Fabii.

Catharine, Modomnoc 14 XVI Cal. Mar. The Crow, Crater, and Serpent rise.

Valentine, Maro, Conran 15 XV Cal. Lupercalia, or festivals in honour of Pan.

Faustinus, Sigfrid, Jovita 16 XIV Cal. Sun in Pisces.

Onesimus, Juliana, Tanco 17 | XIII Cal. Quirinalia, or festivals in honour of Romulus.

Flavian, Silvin, Loman 18 XII Cal. Fornacalia, or festivals in honour of Fornax. Feralia, or festivals in Simeon, Leo, Paregorius 19 X Cal. Muta, or goddess of silence.

honour of the dead.] Barbatus or Barbas 20 X Cal.

Charistia, or festivals at Rome for the distribution of mutual presents. Tyrann io, Eucherin 21 IX Cal. Terminalia, or festivals in honour of Terminus.

Severianus, Pepin, Verda 22 VITI Cal.

Margaret, Baradats 23 VII Cal.

[the Bissextile. Serenus, Dositheus Boisil 24 | VI Cal. Regisugium, or banishment of the kings from Rome. The place of Matthias the apostle 25 V Cal.

Tarasius, Cæsarius [rit 26 IV Cal.

Alexander, Victor, Porphy 27 III Cal. Equiria, or horse-races in the Campus Martius.

Leander, Alnoth, Galmie 28 | Pridie Cal. The Tarquins overcome.

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1 Cul. Martiis Matronalia, or festivals in honour of Mars. Ancilia in honour of St. David, Monan, Albinus 2 VI Nonas Birth of Jupiter.

Sacred to Lucina.

the same god.] Charles the Good, Joavan 3 V Nonas The second Fish sets.

Cunegundes, Lamaliffe 4 IV Nonas

Casimir pr. of Poland, Adrian 5 III Nonas Arctophylax, or Arcturus sets. Vindemiator rises. Cancer rises. Kiaran, Breaca, Roger 6 Pridie Nonas Feasts of Vesta. Julius Cæsar created high-priest.

Chrodegang, Fridolia 7 Nonis Mar. Pegasus rises. Temple of Vejupiter.

Perpetua, Felicitas 8 VIII Idus The Crown rises.

Duthak, Rosa, Senan 9 VII Idus Orion rises. The northern Fish rises.

Pacian, Gregory of Nyssa 10 VI Idus

40 martyrs of Sebaste 11 | V Idus

St. Eulogius, Ængus 12 IV Idus

Pope Gregory the Great 13 III Idus The opening of the Sea.

St. Nicephorus, Gerald 14 Pridie Idus The second Equiria, or horse-races upon the banks of the Tyber. Queen Mathildis, Lubin 15 | Idibus Mar. Sacred to Anna Perenna. The Parricide. Scorpio rises.

Pope Zachary, Mary 16 XVII Cal. Ap. Middle of the Scorpion sets.

[Agonius. Milvius rises. St. Julian, Finian the leper 17 XVI Cal.

Liberalia, or festivals in honour ot Bacchus. Agonalia in honour of Patrick, Joseph of Arimathea 18 XV Cal. Sun in Aries.

[five days King Edward, Anselm, Cyril 19 XIV Cal. Quinquatria, or festival in honour of Minerva. It continued for St. Joseph, Alcmund 20 XIII Cal.

Cuthbert, Wulfran 21 XII Cal. The first day of the Century. Pegasus sets.

The three Serapions, Endeus 22 | XI Cal.

St. Basil, Lea, Catherine 23 X Cal. Tubilustrium, or solemn procession with trumpets.

Victorian, Edelwald 24 IX Cal.

[gods. Irenæus bp.of Sirmium,Simon 25 VIII Cal. Vernal equinox. Hilaria, or festivals in honour of the mother of the Annunciation B. V. M. 26 VII Cal.

St. Ludger, Braulio (Robert 27 | VI Cal. Cæsar made himself master of Alexandria.

John the hermit, Rupert or 28V Cal. Megalesia, or games in honour of Cybele.

Pope Sixtus III., K. Gontran 29 IV Cal.

St. Jonas, Armogastes, Mark 30 III Cal. Sacred to Janus, Concord, Health, and Peace.

Zozimus, Rieul or Regulus 31 / Pridie Cal. Sacred to the Moon, or Diana, on the Aventine mount.

Benjamin, Guy, Achates

APRIL.–Under the protection of Venus.

1 Cal. April. 2 IV Nonas 3 III Nonas 4 Pridie Nonas 5 Nonis Apr. 6 VIII Idus 7 VII Idus 8 VI Idus 9V Idus 10 IV Idus 11 III Idus 12 Pridie Idus 13 | Idibus Apr. 14 15 XVII Cal. 16 XVI Cal. 17 XV Cal. 18 XIV Cal. 19 XIII Cal. 20 XII Cal. 21 XI Cal. 22 | X Cal. 23 IX Cal. 24 VIII Cal. 25 / VII Cal. 26 VI Cal. 27 V Cal. 28 IV Cal. 29 | III Cal. 301 Pridie Cal.

Sacred to Venus, and Virile Fortune. Scorpion sets.

St. Hugh, Melito, Gibert The Pleiades set.

Apian, Ebba, Bropacha

Agape, Ulpian, Nicetas Megalesia, or games in honour of Cybele for eight days.

Isidore, Plato (Becan

Vincent Ferrer, Tigernach, Sacred to Public Fortune. Birth-day of Diana.

Martyrs of Hadiah, William Birth-day of Apollo, Socrates, and Plato.

St. Hegesippus, Finan, Aibert Games for the victory of Cæsar. Libra and Orion set.

Dionysius, Walter, Albert Cerealia, or festivals in honour of Ceres. Ludi Circenses, or games Waltrude, Dotto, Gaucher in the circus dedicated to Consus.] Bademus, Mechtildes

Pope Leo the Great, Antipas The great mother brought to Rome.

St. Zeno, Sabas, Victor, Julius Sacred to Jupiter Victor, and Liberty.

Ilermenegild, Caradoc

Tiburtius, Carpus, Benezet Fordicidia, or festivals wherein cows with calf were sacrificed. Munde, Basilissa, Ruadhan Augustus saluted emperor. Hyades set.

Martyrs of Saragossa, Druon

Pope Anicetus, Simeon Equiria, or horse-races in the circus, and the burning of the foxes. St. Galdin, Laferian

(Bald Sun in Taurus.

Pope Leo IX., Elphege the (honour of Agonius. Birth-day of Rome. St. Agnes, Serf, James Palilia, or festivals in honour of Pales. Agonalia, or festivals in Anselm, Harluin, Bueno

Seter, Azades Leonides The first Vinalia, or festivals of Jupiter and Venus.

George the Martyr, Ibar Destruction of Ilium.

[Aries sets. The Dog rises. Fidelis, Mellitus, Bona Robigalia, or festivals in honour of Robigo or Rubigo. Mid-spring. Mark the Evangelist, Ivia The Goat rises.

Cletus, Richarius, Radbert Feriæ Latinæ, or Latin festivals in honour of Jupiter Latialis. Anthimus, Zita, Anastasius Floralia, or games in honour of Flora for six days.

Vitalis, Cronan, Pollio

Fiachna, Robert, Hugh, Sacred to Vesta Palatina. The first Lirentinalia.

Catherine, Sophia, Ajutte

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11 Cul. Mai. 2. VI Nonas 3 V Nonas 4 IV Nonas 5 III Nonas 6 Pridie Nonas 7 Nonis Mai. 8 VIII Idus 9 VII Idus 10 VI Idus 11 V Idus 19 IV Idus 13 II Idus 14 Pridie Idus 15 Idibus Mai. 16 XVII C. Jun. 17 XVI Cal. 18 XV Cal. 19 XIV Cal. 20 XIII Cal. 21 XII Cal. 22 XI Cal. 23 X Cal. 24 IX Cal. 25 VIII Cal. 26 VII Cal. 27 VI Cal. 28 V Cal. 29 IV Cal. 30 III Cal. 31 Pridie Cal.

To the good goddess. Altar raised to the Lares. Games of Flora | St. Philip and James, Apostles
Hyades rise. The Compitalia. for three days. Capella rises.] Athanasius,
The Centaur and Hyades rise.

Invention of the Holy Cross

St. Monica, Godard
Lyra rises.

Pope Pius V., Angelus, Hilary
Middle of the Scorpion sets.

St. John before the Latin gate Virgiliæ rise.

Pope Benedict II., Stanislas The Goat rises.

St. Wiro, Odrian, Gybrian. Lemuria, or night festivals, to appease the manes of the dead.

Ilermas, Brynoth

Antoninus, Achard, Isidore
Orion sets. Unfortunate days to marry on.

Mammertus, Maieul
Sacred to Mars, the avenger at the Circus.

Germanus, Rictrudes, Pancras
Pleiades rise. Commencement of summer.

John the Silent, Servatius Taurus rises. Sacred to Mercury.

[cred to Jupiter. Boniface, Pontius, Carthagh Birth-day of Mercury. Festival of the merchants. Lyra rises. Sa- Dymppa, Genebern

Hebedjesus, Abdas, Brendan
Possidius, Maw, Maden

Eric, Potamon, Venantius
Sun in Gemini.

Dunstan, Pudentiana

Bernardin, Ethelbert, Agonalia, or festivals in honour of Agonius. Sacred to Vejovis, or Godric, Sospis or llospitius

Vejupiter. The Dog rises.] Yvo, Bobo, Conall, Castus Tubilustrum, or solemn processsion with trumpets. The feriæ of Julia, Desiderius

Vulcan.] Donatian, Rogatian, Vincent Temple of Fortune. Aquila rises.

Pope Gregory VII., Urban Arctophylax, or Arcturus, sets. The second Regifugium.

St. Augustine, apos. of England
Hyades rise.

Bede, Pope John, Julius
Germanus, Caro

Maximinus, Cyril, Conon
Pope Felix, Maguil, Walstan
St. Petronilla, Cantius

JUNE.--Under the protection of Mercury. 1 Cal. Jun. Fabaria, or festivals in honour of Carna. Aquila rises. Sacred to St. Justin Martyr, Wistan 2 IV Nonas Hyades rise. Sacred to Mars. Juno, Moneta, and Tempestas.] Erasmus, Pothinus 3 II Nonas Sacred to Bellona.

Cecilius, Clotildis, Lifard 4 Pridie Nonas Temple of Hercules in the Circus.

Quirinus, Nenooc, Petroc 5 Nonis Jun. Sacred to Jupiter Sponsor. Temple of Faith.

Illidius, Dorotheus 6 VIII Idus Temple of Vesta.

[turus sets. Philip the deacon, Gudwall 7 VII Idus Piscatorian days in the Campus Martius. Temple of the Mind. Arc- Colman, Meriadec, Robert 81 VI Idus Altar of Jupiter Pistor.

Clou, William abp. of York 9V Idus Matralia, or festival in honour of Matuta, or Ino. Dolphin rises. Richard, Pelagia, Vincent 10 IV Idus Sacred to Powerful Fortune. Temple of Concord.

Margaret queen of Scotland 11 III Idus Sacred to Mother Matuta.

[honour of Minerva. Barnabas the apostle 12 | Pridie Idus Invincible Jupiter. Quinquatria minuscula, or the minor festivals in Eskill, Onuphrius, Ternan 13 Idibus Jun.

Antony of Padua, Damhuade 14 XVIII C. Jul. II yades rise.

Basil the Great, Nennus 15 | XVII Cal. Orion rises. The carrying of the dung out of the temple of Vesta. Vitus, Landelin, Vauge 16 XVI Cal. Equi and Volsci put to flight by Posthumus.

Quiricus, Ferreolus, Aurelian 17 XV Cal.

Nicander, Marcian, Avitu: 18 XIV Cal. Festival of Minerva on the Aventine mount. Sun in Cancer.

Marina, Amand, Marcus XIII Cal. Summanalia, or festivals in honour of Pluto. Ophiuchus rises.

Gervasius, Die bp. of Nevers 20 XII Cal.

Gobain, Idaberga, Bain 21 XI Cal.

Aloysius, Eusebius, Meen 22 X Cal. Flaminius conquered by the Carthaginians.

Alban, protomart. of Britain IX Cal. Sacred to powerful Fortune.

Etheldreda, Mary of Oignie 24 VIII Cal. Crowned ships carried banquets along the Tiber.

Nativity of John Baptist VII Cal. Summer Solstice.

St. Prosper, Moloc, Adelbert 26 VI Cal. Sacred to Jupiter Stator, and Lar.

Vigilius, Babolen, Antheln V Cal. Temple of Quirinus.

Ladislas I. king of Hungary 28 IV Cal.

Pope Leo II., Basilides 29 III Cal. Sacred to Hercules and the Muses.

St. Peter prince of the apostle Prid. Cal.

Paul the apostle





QUINTILIS, or JULY.-Under the protection of Jupiter.

Days of the


Days of the

ancient Roman Month.

FESTIVALS, &c. of the ancient Romans.

Saints' Days, &c. of the Romish

Latin Church.

1. Cal. Jul. Removing from one house to another.
2 VI Nonas
3 V Nonas
4 IV Nonas The Crown sets. The Hyades rise.

5 III Nonas Populifugium, or day in which the people of Rome fled from their
6 | Pridie Nonas Conflagration of the Capitol, in the time of Sylla.
7 Nonis Jul. Caprotinæ, or festivals in honour of Juno. Festival of the Maids.
8 VIII Idus Vitulatio, or wanton rejoicings.
9 VII Idus Cepheus rises.
10 VI Idus The Etesian winds begin to blow.
11 V Idus Ludi Apollinares, or games in honour of Apollo, about this time.
12 IV Idus Birth-day of Julius Cæsar. Festival of Female Fortune.
13 III Idus
14 Pridie Idus Sacred to Female Fortune.
15 Idibus Jul. Festival of Castor and Pollux.
16 XVII Cal.Aug. The foremost Dog rises.
17 XVI Cal. Alliensis dies atra, or anniversary of the unlucky battle of Allia.
18 XV Cal.
19 XIV Cal. Lucaria, games lasting four days.
20 | XIII Cal. Plays for Cæsar's victory. Sun in Leo.
21 XII Cal.
22 | X[ Cal.
23 X Cal.

The games of Neptune. 24 IX Cal.

lasting six days. 25 VIII Cal. Furinalia, or festivals in honour of Furina. The Circensian games 26 VII Cal. In this month dogs were sacrificed to the dog-star, according to 27 VI Cal. Aquila rises.

Festus.] 28 V Cal. 29 IV Cal.

Neptunalia, or festivals in honour of Neptune, were celebrated some 30 III Cal. Aquila sets.

time in this month, according to Varro.] 31 Pridie Cal.

St. Calais, Thierri, Leonorus
Visitation of blessed V. M.
St. Guthagon, Bertran, Phocas

Ulric, Odo, Finbar, Bertha
Modwena, Edana, Peter

Palladius apostle of the Scots
Pope Benedict XI., Hedda
St. Elizabeth Q. of Portugal

Ephrem doctor of the church
The seven brothers, Rufina
Pope Pius I., Drostan
St. Nabor, Felix, J. Gualbert

Anacletus, Turiaf, Eugenius
Bonaventure dr.of the church
Henry II. emperor, Swithin

Eustathius, Elier the hermit
Pope Leo IV., Marcellina
St. Symphorosa, Bruno, Arnoul

Symmachus, Macrina
Joseph Barsabas, Ceslas
Praxedes, Zoticus, Victor
Mary Magdalene, Dabius
Apollinaris, Liborius
Lupus, Kinga, Declan
James the Greater, Thea
Anne mother of B. V. M.

Pantaleon, Congall, Luican
Pope Innocent I., Pope Victor
St. Martha, Olaus, Pepe Felix

Abdon, Sennen, Julitta
Ignatius of Loyola, Helen

1 Cal. Aug. 2 IV Nonas 3 III Nopas 4 Pridie Nonas 5 Nonis Aug. 6 VIII Idus 7 VII Idus 8 VI Idus 9 V Idus 10 IV Idus 11 III Idus 12 Pridie Idus 13 Idibus Aug. 14 XIX Cal. Sep. 15 | XVIII Cal. 16 XVII Cal. 17 XVI Cal. 18 XV Cal. 19 XIV Cal. 20 XIII Cal. 21 | XII Cal. 22 | XI Cal. 23 | X Cal. 24 IX Cal. 25 VITI Cal. 26 VII Cal. 27 VI Cal. 28V Cal. 29 IV Cal. 30 MI Cal. 31 | Pridie Cal.

SEXTILIS, or AUGUST.-Under the protection of Ceres.
Temple of Mars consecrated. Sacred to Hope.

The Seven Maccabees
Feriæ upon account of Cæsar's subduing Spain.

St. Etheldritha, Pope Stephen

Invention of St. Stephen's relics
The middle of Leo rises.

St. Dominic, Luanus
Sacred to Health on the Quirinal mount.

Oswald, Memmius, Afra
Sacred to Hope.

Transfiguration of our Lord
Middle of Aquarius sets.

St. Cajetan, Donatus
Sacred to Soli Indigeti on the Quirinal mount.

Cyriacus, Hormisdas, Largus

Romanus, Nathy or David Altars of Ops and Ceres in the Jugarian street.

Deusdedit, Blaan, Laurence Sacred to the great guardian of Hercules in the Circus Flaminius. Susanna, Equitius, Gery Lignaposia.

The beginning of autumn.] Clare, Euplius, Muredach Sacred to Diana in the Sylva Aricina, and Vertumnus. The feast of Hippolytus, Wigbert, Cassian

slaves and servant-maids.] Eusebius the priest

Assumption of B. V. M.

St. Hyacinth, Roch monks Portumnalia, or festivals in honour of Portumnus.

Mamas, Liberatus and sis
Consualia, or festivals in honour of Consus. Rape of the Sabines. Helen, Agapetus, Clare
Death of Augustus.

Mochteus, Cumin, Lewis
Vinalia secunda, according to Pliny. Sun in Virgo. Lyra sets. Bernard, Oswin
Vinalia rustica, according to Varro. The Grand Mysteries.

Bonosus, Maximilian

Symphorian, Philibert Vulcanalia, or festivals in honour of Vulcan.

Theonas, Justinian the hermit The Feriæ of the Moon.

Bartholomew the apostle Sacred to Ops Consiva in the Capitol.

Lewis IX. king of France

Pope Zejíhyrinus, Genesius

[winds. St. Pæmen, Hugh of Lincoln Altars dedicated to Victory in the Court. The end of the Etesian Augustine Dr. of the church Vulcanalia, or festivals in honour of Vulcan, according to Festus. Decollation of John Baptist Ornaments of Ceres exhibited.

St. Rose of Lima, Fiaker Birth-day of Germanicus. Andromeda rises.

Raymund Nonnatus, Isabel

SEPTEMBER.–Under the protection of Vulcan.

Days of the


Days of the

ancient Roman Month.

FESTIVALS, &c. of the ancient Romans.

Saints' Days, &c. of the Romish

Latin Church.

1 Cal. Sept.
Sacred to Jupiter Maimactes. Feasts to Neptune.

St. Giles, Firminus, Lupus 2 IV Nonas Naval victory of Augustus over M. Antony and Cleopatra.

King Stephen, Justus, sius 3 III Nonas Dionysia, or festivals in honour of Bacchus.

St. Mansuet, Remaclus, Macni4 Pridie Nonas Roman games for eight days.

Translation of S.Cuthbert, Ida 5 Nonis Sept.

St. Bertin, Alto of Ireland 6 VIII Idus Sacred to Erebus.

Pambo of Nitria, Bega 7 VII [dus The Goat rises.

Cloud, Funan, Regina 8 VI Idus Jerusalem taken by Titus Vespasian.

Nativity and name of B.V.M. 9 V Idus

St. Omer, Kiaran, Osmanna 10 IV Idus The head of Medusa rises.

Winin, Salvius, Pulcheria 11 III Idus The middle of Virgo rises.

Protus, Patiens, Hyacinthus 12 Pridie Idus

Eanswide, Guy, Albeus 13 Idibus Sept. The Prætor strikes the clavus. The dedication of the Capitol. Sa Eulogius, Amatus, Maurilius 14 XVIII C. Oct. The trial of horses.

cred to Jupiter.] Catharine, Exalt. Holy Cross 15 | XVII Cal. The Roman, or great games, which continued five days. The de John the dwarf, Nicomedes 16 XVI Cal.

parture of the swallows.] Lucia, Editha, Cyprian 17 XV Cal.

Lambert, Rouin, Columba 18 | XIV Cal. Virgin's spike rises in the morning.

Methodius, Ferreol, Joseph 19 XIII Cal. Sun in Libra.

Januarius, Lucy, Sequanus 20 XII Cal. Birth-day of Romulus, according to Plutarch. The Mercatus for Pope Agapetus, Eustachius 21 XI Cal.

the space of four days.) St. Matthew the apostle, Lo 22 X Cal. Death of Virgil. Argo and Pisces set.

Maurice, Emmeran 23 IX Cal. Birth-day of Augustus, according to Suetonius. The Circensian games. Pope Linus, Thecla, Adamnan 24 VIII Cal. The autumnal equinox.

St. Germer, Rusticus, Conald 25 ) VII Cal. Sacred to Venus, Saturn, and Mania.

Barr or Finbarr, Aunaire 26 VI Cal.

Nilus the younger, Justina 27 V Cal. Sacred to returning Fortune, and Venus the mother.


Cosmas, Élzear, Damian 28 IV Cal. The end of Virgo's rising.

Lioba, Exuperius, Wenceslas 29 | III Cal.

[medicines. Birth-day of Pompey the Great. Feast of the holy angels 30 1 Pridie Cal. Meditrinalia, or festivals in honour of Meditrina, the goddess of Jerom Dr. of the church.


OCTOBER.-Under the protection of Mars. 1 Cal. Oct. 2 VI Nonas 3 V Nopas 4 IV Nonas Bootes sets in the morning. 5 III Nonas The ornaments of Ceres exhibited. 6 Pridie Nonas Sacred to the gods manes. 7 Nonis Oct. 8 VIII Idus Pyanepsia, or festival in honour of Theseus and his companions. The 9 VII Idus

bright star in Corona rises.] 10 VI Idus Oscophoria, or festival to Minerva. 11 V Idus Commencement of winter.

[Rome, after establishing peace. 12 IV Idus Augustalia, or festival in commemoration of Augustus's return to 13 III Idus Fontinalia, or festival wherein the Romans adorned their fountains 14 Pridie Idus

and wells with chaplets.] 15 Idibus Oct. The merchants to Mercury. 16 XVII C. Nov. Popular games. Arcturus sets. 17 XVI Cal. 18 XV Cal. Sacred to Jupiter Liberator. 19 XIV Cal. Armilustrium, or festival at Rome, wherein all the people appeared 20 XIII Cal. Sun in Scorpio. [under arms when the sacrifices were offered. 21 XII Cal. 22 XI Cal. 23 X Cal.

A day in this month was held sacred to Liber Pater. 24 IX Cal. 25 VIII Cal. The feriæ of Vertumnus were celebrated in this month, according to 26 VII Cal.

(Varro. 27 VI Cal.

Games of Victory. 28 V Cal.

The less Mysteries. 29 IV Cal. 30 III Cal.

The feriæ of Vertumnus. Games consecrated. 31 Pridie Cal. Arcturus sets.

Festival of the Rosary, Bavo
Feast of the angel-guardians
St. Dionysius the Areopagite

Ammon, king Edwin, Fran-
Placidus, Galla

Bruno, Faith or Fides
Pope Mark, Osith, Marcellus

Thais, Bridget of Sweden
Dompinus, Guislain
John of Bridlington, Paulinus
Tarachus, Probus, Gomer
Wilfrid bishop of York
K. Edward the Confessor
Donatian, Burckard
Teresa, Tecla, Hospicius
Gall, Mummólin, Lullus
Andrew of Crete, Austrudis
Luke the evangelist, Monon
Peter of Alcantara, Egbin
Artemius, Aidan, Barsabias
Ursula, Ililarion, Fintan
Nunilo, Donatus, Mello
Theodoret, Ignatius
Proclus, Magloire, Felix
Crispin, Crispinian, Daria

Evaristus, Lucian, Marcian
K. Elesbaan, Abban
St. Simon and Jude the apostles

Narcissus, Chef (cellus
Asterius, Germanus, Mar.
Quintin, Wolfgang, Foillan

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