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Maia - According to ancient Hellenic Lore, Maia was the eldest and most beautiful of the Pleides, daughters of Atlas and Pleione. She is the mother of Hermes. In Roman lore she is identified with Maia Maiestas.

Mars - Mars was the Tutelary God of ancient Rome, the Roman God of war, and one of the most important Gods in ancient Rome, second only to his father Jupiter. The month of March is named for Him and His feast days are Feriae Marti on March 1st and Armilustrium on October 19

Matronalia - Matronalia was celebrated on March 1st in ancient Rome in honor of Juno Lucina with lambs and cattle.

Megalesia - The Megalesia or Megalenses Ludi is an ancient Roman festival in honor of the Magna Mater (great mother) Cybele that lasted for six days, beginning on April 4th. It celebrated the bringing of Cybele's sacred relic from Pessinus to Rome and the dedication of Her temple by Marcus Junium Brutus in 203 BC. The statue was brought to Rome during the Punic Wars because the Sibylline Books predicted that the Phrygian Goddess would help them defeat Hannibal.

Mercury - The Roman God Mercury, or Mercurius, is a messenger God concerned with trade and profit. His name derives from the Latin word merx which means ''merchandise''.

Mithraism - Mithraism or the Cult of Mithras was a secretive male-only mystery religion in Rome in 2nd & 3rd centuries CE loosely based on Persian Zoroastrian beliefs, but probably did not strongly resemble the original. The primary God Mithras may have been a Greco-Roman rebirth of the Indo-Iranian God, Mithra, though the connection, besides the similarity of the name and the representation of Mithras as a Persian in imagery and writing, is not clear.

Opiconsivia - Opiconsivia or Opeconsiva is an ancient Roman harvest festival that was celebrated on August 25th in honor of the Goddess Ops or Opis, the Goddess of plenty. The word "consivia" comes from the Latin word conserere, to sow. The Vestal Virgins and Flamines of Quirinus oversaw the festivities which involved a chariot race. Draft animals were crowned with flowers and allowed to take part in the festivities.

Pax - The festival in honor of Pax, the Roman Goddess of Peace, was held on January 3rd. Images of Roman leaders may have been placed at her feet on this day.

Pomona - Pomona is a wood nymph, one of the Numia or place spirit, and the Roman Goddess of orchard fruit. Her name comes from the Latin word for fruit, the French word for apple is pomme (derived from the Latin).

Poplifugia - Poplifugia or Populifugia was a Roman festival celebrated on July 5th. Translated from Latin, the name of the festival is: "the day of the people's flight".

Quinquatrus - Quinquatrus is an ancient Roman festival in honor of the Goddess Minerva that began on March 19th and continued for five days. The first, most important day, was the consecration of Minerva's temple and subsequent days consisted of gladiatorial contests, plays, orators, poets, and the consultation of fortune tellers by women.

Saturn - Saturn or Saturnus is the ancient Roman God of agriculture, the sowing of seeds, wealth, the seasons, cycles of decay and renewal and the passage of time.

Saturnalia - Saturnalia was an ancient Roman holiday held from December 17th or the first day of Capricorn, the house of Saturn and lasted from one to five days variously through its history. The celebration of Saturnalia continued into the 4th century C.E.

The Graces - The Graces, from the Latin Gratiae, or Charities (from the Greek Charis pronounced kh á ris) are the Goddesses of harmony and accord.

Tubilustrium - Tubilustrium was an ancient Roman festival in honor of the God Mars that took place on March 23rd and marked the beginning of the campaign season. War trumpets and weapons were cleaned and Priests of Mars called Salii went dancing through the streets.

Volturnalia - Volturnalia was the Roman festival of the Volturnus, the God of fountains and the river Volturno. It took place on August 27th. The details of the feast day have not survived, but it is reasonable to assume it included feasting, games and sacrifices.

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