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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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Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
AMBARVALIA, in antiquity, a festival among the Romans, celebrated annually in honour of Ceres, in order to procure a happy harvest. At these feasts they sacrificed a bull, a sow, and a liieep, which, before the sacrifice, were led in procession ...
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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
AMBARVALIA, in antiquity, a ceremony among the RumaDS, wlicn, in order to procure front the gods an happy harvest, ...
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.
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 ...
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 Copious Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Antient Authors... (1839)
by John Lemprière
ARVALES, a name given to twelve priests at Rome, who celebrated the festivals called Ambarvalia. According to some, they were descended from the twelve sons of Acca Laurentia, who was the nurse of Romulus. They wore a crown of ears ...
by John LEMPRIERE (D.D.)
AnvALt- zs, a name given no twelve pfiefls Iho celebrated the festivals called Ambarvalia.
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