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Definition of the noun Ambarvalia
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Ambarvalia is a genus of Delphacidae, described by Distant in 1917.
- synonym: genus Ambarvalia
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Hemiptera
- family: Delphacidae
- species Ambarvalia pyrops
Ambarvalia was a Roman agricultural fertility rite held at the end of May in honor of Ceres.
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Some make a quinquennial, as well as an annual Ambarvalia, the one performed once every lustrum, the other once a year,
The former was called the greater Ambarvalia, as being performed according to a settled rite ; and it is to these the ...
Bell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games, &c. As Well as Descriptions of Their Figures, Representations, and Symbols, Collected from Statues, Pictures, Coins, and Other Remains of the Ancients. The Whole Designed to Facilitate the Study of Mythology, History, Poetry, Painting, Statuary, Medals, &c. &c. And Compiled from the Best Authorities. Richly Embellished with Characteristic Prints. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [- 2.] (1790)
AMBARVALIA, feasts celebrated by the Roman husbandmen twice a year. The first, in the spring, was in order ...
by Percival George Woodcock
1 Ambarvalia Alma Mammosa, a name of Ceres. Alpheus, a river god. See Arethusa. Altar, structure on which a sacrifice was offered. The earliest altars were just heaps of earth or turf or unhewn stone; as the mode of sacrificing became ...
A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention
AMBARVALIA, or Ambarva le Sacrum (amino and arvum, to go round the field), an annual festival celebrated in ancient Rome on three days during the month of May. The private ambarvalia is to be distinguished from the sacrificium dea dice ...
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AMBARVALIA, in Antiquity, an annual ceremony among the Romans, on the Ides of May, when, in order to procure from the gods a happy harvest, they conducted the victims thrice round the corn-fields in procession before sacrificing them.
Bell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity (1790)
Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ... by John Bell
The former was called the greater Ambarvalia, as being performed according to a settled rite ; and it is to these the denomination Suovctaurilia seems alone to belong. Sec Suffvetaurilia. AMBASINEUS, one of the competitors in the games of ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
make a quinquennial ambarvalia, performed once AMBA-GESHEN, a rock in Abyssinia, of a every lustrum, or fifth year, most pnxligious steepness, in the form of a castle AMBARVAL1S flos, in botany, a name gi- built of free-stone, and ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1
A sow, a sheep, and a bull, were considered as the sacrifices of the Ambarvalia, ...
by Harry Thurston Peck
Ambarvalia. A rural festival among the Romans for the purification ( lustratio) of the country, and for invoking the blessing of Ceres upon the fruits of the earth.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1853)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
AMBARVALIA, in Antiquity, an annual ceremony among the Romans, on the Ides of May, when, in order to procure from the gods 9. happy harvest, they conducted the victims thrice round the corn-fields in procession before sacrificing them.
A Classical Dictionary ; Containing a Full Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors ; With Tables of Coins, Weights, and Measures, in Use Among the Greeks and Romans ... (1844)
Anvioles, a name given to twelve priests who celebrated the festivals called Ambarvalia.
A Classical Dictionary (1823)
Containing a Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors ... by John Lemprière
Aavăles, a name given to twelve priests who celebrated the festivals called Ambarvalia. According to some, they were descended from the twelve sons of Acca Laurentia, who suckled Romulus. They wore a crown of ears of corn, and a white ...
by John LEMPRIERE (D.D.)
AnvALt- zs, a name given no twelve pfiefls Iho celebrated the festivals called Ambarvalia.
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