Lupercalia was celebrated on February 15th every year in honor of Lupercus, a god of fertility whose Greek counterpart is Pan. The word lupus is Latin for wolf, an essential animal in Roman history. It was a ceremony for purification and fertility. Parts of the celebration are included in February traditions even today, such as Valentine’s Day and fasting customs such as Lent.
The festival, whose flower is the yellow crocus, is as old as Rome itself when it was nothing more…Continue
Added by Cristina Smith on February 1, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within. Jose Ortega y Gasset
Today I have a great difficulty in writing. I am not sure why. I have been thinking about balance a lot. For some reason I have been hearing this word quite often these days. It seems to be a word that we like to use a lot. It is the current fashionable buzz word. Perhaps because we all are just back…Continue
Added by Renee Vos de Wael on February 1, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments