FASTI I: January


1-62 Introductory Dedication
          Theme
           Inspiration

63-294 Kalends of January (Jan. 1)
                   Janus January (janitor)


295-314 Three days before the Nones of January (Jan. 3)
                      The stars: fall of the Crab constellation

315-316 Nones of January (Jan. 5)

317-458 Five days before the Ides of January (Jan. 9)
           Agonalia
          Origin of animal sacrifice
          Priapus and the Ass (See Bellini's "Feast of the Gods")



459-460 Four days before the Ides of January (Jan. 10)
          Turning point of winter

461-586 Three days before the Ides of January (Jan. 11)
          Arcadian Carmenta and feast of Juturna
      Story of Evander
          Story of Hercules and Cacus

587-616 Ides of January (Jan. 13)
           Anniversary of "Augustus"

617-636 18 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 15)
          Roman matrons ride in wagons

637-650 17 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 16)
           Temple of Concord


651-652 16 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 17)
           From Capricorn to Aquarius

653-654 10 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 23)
           Constellation Lyre


655-704 9 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 24)
            Sowing Day


705-708 6 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 27)
          Castor and Pollux

709-724 3 days before the Kalends of February (Jan. 29)
          Altar of Peace

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