Quirinus


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Quirinus

(kwĭr`ĭnəs), in Roman religion, an early god, possibly of war. Worshiped originally by the Sabines, he was one of the chief gods of ancient Rome, associated with Jupiter and Mars. In the late republic he was identified with Romulus, legendary founder of Rome.

Quirinus

 

in ancient Roman mythology the original god of war, probably of Sabine origin, worshipped on Quirinal Hill in Rome. Later replaced by the Italic god Mars, Quirinus was identified with Romulus, the legendary founder of Rome.

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85) 'Romulus was called Quirinus because he had been wont to carry a spear, from which the Romans were called Ouirites'.
Quirinus was one of these, a catechist who in the late 240s wrote to Cyprian asking for help.
41) He made note of the fact that some of Dollinger's writing had to be published under pseudonyms of Janus and Quirinus.
292-293, where Iuppiter prophesies that Quirinus and his brother will be together law-makers.
1994: Carvill's Hill 12- 11- 10, Quirinus 12- 11- 10 ( automatic top- weight), Run For Free 10- 11- 4 .
T62 1, 292: Remo cum fratre Quirinus iura dabunt] id est leges Romuli perdurabunt.
Romulus est le premier roi de Rome, fondateur a la fois de la cite et de plusieurs de ses institutions, figure centrale aussi dans les mythes d'origine de plusieurs de ses fetes, identifie avec le dieu Quirinus.
5: Sulpicius Quirinus, governor of Syria, overtook the country of the Homonadeis, captured 4,000 of them, and synoecized ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
quirinalis (mons) El Quirinal: Una de las Siete Colinas de Roma, nombre en honor a Quirinus, dios guerrero del lugar, mas tarde identificado con Romulo, luego de haber ascendido a los cielos.
Most recently, the Czech Quirinus unseated his rider at the Chair in 1994.
To the best of our knowledge, very little information is available on the persistence of metsulfuron-methyl in tropical agricultural soils (Ismail and Quirinus 1997; Rahman et al.
Most recently, the Czech horse, Quirinus, saddled with automatic top weight, unseated his rider at the Chair in 1994.