FASTI III: March

1-166 Introductory

Invocation to Mars

Conception of Romulus and Remus

Founding of Rome

Calendars

167-398 Kalends of March (March 1)

Festivals of Mars and of Juno

The Sabine Women (The Matronalia)

Procession of the Salii: Story of Numa and Nymph Egeria

Faunus and Picus help Numa with Jupiter's thunderbolts

Jupiter's guarantee of empire: The Sacred Shields

399-401 Five days before the Nones of March (March 3)

Pisces



402-414 Three days before the Nones of March (March 5)

Fall of constellation Bootes.

Origin of the Grape Picker



415-428 Day before the Nones of March (March 6)

Festival of Vesta

429-458 The Nones of March (March 7)

Consecration of Temple of Vejovis

Appearance of neck of Pegasus



459-516 Eight days before the Ides of March (March 8)

Rise of Ariadne's Crown. Marriage of Ariadne and Bacchus.



517-522 Day before the Ides of March (March 14)

Equirria (horse-racing on Field of Mars)



523-710 Ides of March (March 15)

Festival of Anna Perenna

Theories about the Origin of the goddess

Anna, Dido's sister, exiled to Italy

Anna as the Moon

Anna tricks Mars about Minverva

Assassination of Julius Caesar



711-712 Seventeen days before the Kalends of April (March 16)

Rise of Scorpio



713-808 Sixteen days before the Kalends of April (March 17)

Feast of Liberalia in honor of Bacchus (Liber)

Origin of libation cakes, made of honey

Toga Virilis

Appearance of Kite Star



809-848 Fourteen-eleven days before the Kalends of April (March 19-22)

Festival of Quinquatrus (Five Days) in honor of Mars and Minerva

Birthday of Minerva



489-876 Ten days before the Kalends of April (March 23)

Last day of Quinquatrus

Constellation of Ram (Phrixus and Helle)



877-878 Seven days before the Kalends of April (March 26)

Equinox



879-882 Three days before the Kalends of April (March 30)

Anticipation of April



883-884 Day before the Kalends of April (March 31)