- (in ancient Rome) a sacrifice of a hog, a ram, and a bull.
Origin of suovetaurilia
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Historical Examples of suovetaurilia
The principal sacrifice of the early Romans was the Suovetaurilia or the sacrifice of a pig, a ram and a bull.
The Roman city sacrifice of the Suovetaurilia, as described by M. de Coulanges, is of the greatest interest.
The Suovetaurilia was therefore preceded by a census, which was conducted with the greatest care both at Rome and Athens.
The Pola festival of the Kunbis has a feature resembling the Suovetaurilia.
The suovetaurilia, a grand sacrificial celebration, is the next scene, with priests in the Cinctus Gabinus and trumpeters.Old Rome