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Feast of Vesta Asperit

(7-15 June)

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The festival Vesta Asperit was a festival dedicated to the goddess of health, which began on June 7 and lasted until 15. During this time there were numerous celebrations in honour of Vesta Asperit, during which bakers and millers did not work and decorate your mills or mules with violets and other smaller flowers.

During the feast, the temple Vesta was open to women.

Sources
  • Jaczynowska Maria, Religie świata rzymskiego, Warszawa 1987
  • Zieliński Tadeusz, Religia Rzeczypospolitej Rzymskiej

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