suovetaurilia


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suovetaurilia

(ˌswəʊvɪtɔːˈrɪlɪə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) theol in ancient Roman religion, the triple sacrifice of a hog, a ram and a bull
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Es una de las tres victimas presentes en el rito indoeuropeo de la suovetaurilia, en el que se hacia el triple sacrificio de una oveja, un cerdo y un toro, que se asocia a la lustracion pero tambien a la propiciacion agraria y a la fertilidad del ganado (8).
Cette ceremonie, durant laquelle le cortege des suovetaurilia etait promene autour du peuple reuni pour l'occasion afin de le purifier, se repetait tous les cinq ans et venait cloturer le cens.
Dionisio), Roma (na suovetaurilia e no taurobolium), e na antiga India, ainda sobrevive na India contemporanea.
During the census proceedings, a collection of citizens, among them military men serving as guards, are taking part in a religious rite, the suovetaurilia (from sus [pig], ovis [ram], taurus [bull]): a ceremony during which livestock were sacrificed to the gods.
Sheep, cattle, and pigs (the canonical suovetaurilia combination) occur on PY Ua 25 and Un 6, in both cases with other edible commodities.
The lustrum here refers to the `purification' of the citizen body after its numbers had been determined (censu perfecto), and the capacity of each person in the rank now allotted them to contribute to the cost of the war against the Veil The ceremony (suovetaurilia) was performed in the Campus Martius where a pig, sheep, and bull were sacrificed (Livy 1,44,2).