FASTI II: February


1-54 Introductory
          use of elegy (Ovid the poet)
          etymology of "February"

55-72 Kalends of February (Feb. 1)
           Juno Sospita's temple
          Augustus' temple restoration policy


73-78 Four days before the Nones of February (Feb. 2)
          The stars: disappearance of Lyre

79-118 Three days before the Nones of February (Feb. 3)
          The stars: fall of the Dolphin
         Myth of Arion

119-148 Nones of February (Feb. 5)
          Poetry theme
          Praise of Augustus
          Rise of Aquarius

149-152 Four days before the Ides of February (Feb. 10)
          First day of spring

153-192 Day before the Ides of February (Feb. 12)
          Rise of Ursa Minor
         Myth of Callisto

193-242 Ides of February (Feb. 13)
          Feast of Faunus
         Anniversary of battle with Veians
          Praise of Fabian family

243-266 16 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 14)
          Conjunction of Raven, Snake and Bowl


267-474 15 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 15)
          Lupercalia
         Aetiology for naked priests
          Story of Hercules and Faunus
          Etymology of name
           Birth of Romulus and Remus


475-532 13 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 17)
           Feast of Quirinus (Romulus)
           Apotheosis
       Feast of Fools


533-616 9 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 21)
           Feralia (last day of Parentalia , feast of ancestors)
           Feast of the Silent One
                 Juppiter and Juturna

617-638 8 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 22)
           Feast of Caristia (kin)


639-684 7 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 23)
           Feast of Terminus (Boundaries)

685-856 6 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 24)
           Anniversary of Flight of Tarquins
                Rape of Lucretia
          Anniversary of Roman Republic

857-864 3 days before the Kalends of March (Feb. 27)
            Equirria: Horse Races in honor of Mars