Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ovid Fasti

Publius Ovidius Naso wrote a number of texts in Latin poetry, some of which may pertain to a Roman Reconstructionist interpretation of NeoPaganism. The Fasti, by Ovid, is a poem that described Pagan holidays and how they were celebrated. The poetry is either incomplete, or hasn’t been completely recovered, so it includes only the months of January through June. A… Read More »

Protected: Ovid Metamorphoses Book I

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Introduction to Using Ovid’s “Fasti” as a Roman Reconstructionist Reading

Publius Ovidius Naso wrote a number of texts in Latin poetry, some of which may pertain to a Roman Reconstructionist interpretation of NeoPaganism. A suggested text for all students is Ovid’s Fasti: These books of Latin poetry describe many Roman festivals, how they were celebrated and their history up until the time of Caesar Augustus in the very early years… Read More »