Saturnalia

A winter festival held in honour of the god Saturn.

Saturnalia

[PBM] Saturnalia was one of the first single-character sword and sorcery fantasy Play-by-Mail role-playing games run in the United Kingdom. The game started in 1984, being created by Neil Packer and Simon Letts and grew from its initial players at the University of Southampton up to over three thousand scattered across the United Kingdom an...
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Saturnalia

[n] - an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn
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Saturnalia

Roman festival of the god Saturn, originally celebrated on 19 December, but later extended to a period of seven days. It arose probably from rites connected with winter sowing, but in historical...
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Saturnalia

Sat`ur·na'li·a noun plural [ Latin See Saturn .] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) The festival of Saturn, celebrated in December, originally during one day, but afterward during seven days, as a period of unrestrained license and merriment for all classes, extending even to the slaves. 2....
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Saturnalia

noun an orgiastic festival in ancient Rome in honor of Saturn
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Saturnalia

• (n. pl.) Hence: A period or occasion of general license, in which the passions or vices have riotous indulgence. • (n. pl.) The festival of Saturn, celebrated in December, originally during one day, but afterward during seven days, as a period of unrestrained license and merriment for all classes, extending even to the slaves.Saturnalia...
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Saturnalia

(from the article `Holi`) Hindu spring festival celebrated throughout North India on the full-moon day of Phalguna (February–March). The festival has many characteristics of a ... ...boundaries are broken and chaos rules, only to be overcome as order is restored. This is common in festivals in which the social order is ... ...so...
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Saturnalia

(from the article `Macrobius, Ambrosius Theodosius`) Latin grammarian and philosopher whose most important work is the Saturnalia, the last known example of the long series of symposia headed by the ... ...Publilius Syrus, and appear in one of his own mimes; the dignified prologue that he pronounced on this degradation has survived, quo...
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Saturnalia

Saturnalia: see Saturn, in Roman religion.
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Saturnalia

Saturnalia was the ancient Roman festival of the god Saturnus. It was held in the middle of December from the 17th to the 19th and later until the 24th, and was originally a rustic harvest-home. It was a time of general holiday and merry-making and of the interchange of presents between friends, and the streets were full of joyous crowds, dressed n...
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Saturnalia

[disambiguation] Saturnalia is an ancient Roman festival in honor of the god Saturn. Saturnalia may also refer to: ...
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Saturnalia

[webcomic] Saturnalia is a science fiction comic by Nina Matsumoto, also known as space coyote. It won {WCCA|2004|Outstanding Science Fiction Comic} in the 2004 Web Cartoonist`s Choice Awards. The story is on indefinite hold while Matsumoto is working on her recently published series, Yōkaiden, as well as other projects. There are no plans...
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Saturnalia

[dinosaur] Saturnalia is an extinct genus of basal sauropodomorph dinosaur known from the Triassic of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. == Discovery == Saturnalia was originally named on the basis of three partial skeletons. The holotype, MCP 3844-PV, a well-preserved semi-articulated postcranial skeleton, was discovered in mid-summer at ...
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Saturnalia

Saturnalia was an ancient Roman festival in honor of the deity Saturn, held on the 17th of December of the Julian calendar and later expanded with festivities through to the 23rd of December. The holiday was celebrated with a sacrifice at the Temple of Saturn, in the Roman Forum, and a public banquet, followed by private gift-giving, continual par...
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