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fasti

(făs`tī), in ancient Rome, dies fasti were days on which public business could be transacted without impiety. The word also came to be used for the calendars and almanacs that contained such information as holy days, festivals, and historical events. The first known fasti was published in 304 B.C.

Fasti

 

in ancient Rome, originally the name for the days of the month that were deemed favorable for the conduct of state affairs; later, a name for the Roman calendar. The term fasti also denoted annual lists, drawn up by the pontifices, of the names of important public figures, such as magistrates, priests, and victorious generals who had been given a triumph. Surviving fasti have been collected by T. Mommsen in his Corpus inscriptionumLatinorum (vol. 1, Berlin, 1963).

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So too Proserpine, engrossed by her desire for picking flowers (carpendi studio (Fasti, IV.
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7.15.2--3, 8.11b.1) further erode our confidence in the fasti praetorii.
ii.331 |Omne solum diti patria': Ovid, Fasti, I.493.
Her Bibliography is too long, and enters texts under editors' names: readers who know they should look for Le Neve's Fasti under Diana Greenway will not need her entry, and readers who do not will have difficulty finding it.