- C. Robert Phillips
ExtractRoman festival on 19 October to *Mars which purified (see lustration) the army (Varro, Ling. 5. 153, 6. 22); this took place at the *Aventine's Armilustrium (Livy 27. 37. 4, Plut. Rom. 23. 3), which contained an altar (Festus Gloss. Lat. 115), and involved the *Salii.
- Roman Myth and Religion