Friday, February 1, 2013

Fact of the Day: Month of Purity

The month of February is named after the Latin term februum which means purity or purification. In Roman times they celebrated Februalia, which was ritual purification festival held on February 15th. 

15 comments:

  1. It´s so beautful this flower!!I love it!!Very interesting, Adam.Kisses:)

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  2. Do you know how the Romans purified during the ceremony?

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  3. well i thought it was a month of love haha

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  4. and cats' love especially :) They mate here in February usually...

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  5. Interesting fact to celebrate February today!

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  6. I wonder if Feb 14 has anything to do with the purification festival held on Feb 15?

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  7. i like February because it's short, and sprig comes quicker (^__^)

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  8. Be nice if it purified away this snow

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  9. Wow! I thought it is a love month:) good to know now:)

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  10. did not know, is a very interesting information!

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  11. Interesting! I had no idea what February was named for before.

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  12. Can't believe it's February already! Come on spring :)

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