Posted in Latin IX, Latin VIII

Six days before the nones of March

To-day was, pure and simple, time to work on your text adventure.  Your homework is to continue conducting research for and working on the said adventure.  Many of your games are a bit slim when it comes to facts and information, so I strongly encourage you to focus on your research over the week-end.

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The Arval Brethren were one of eldest of the many priestly colleges of the religion of the Ancient Roman state, tending to the cult of dea Dia, a nature-goddess, and of the ancestors so as to ensure a good harvest. During the reign of the emperor Augustus, the college was used as a tool of imperial unity and control. The term ‘arval’ comes from ‘arvum’, which means ‘a ploughed field’, and reflects their agricultural origin.

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