Ludi Piscatorii

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The Ludi Piscatorii was a Roman holiday celebrated on 7 June[1] in the 3rd century BC in honor of Father Tiber.[2] The holiday was celebrated by the fishermen of Rome; the celebration was directed by the Praetor. All fish that were caught on this day were sacrificed by fire at the Temple of Vulcan[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heli, Richard M. (3 April 2007). "Ancient Roman Holidays & Festivals". Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Gill, N. S. (2010). "Ancient Landmarks of Rome". The New York Time Company. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ludi Piscatorii". Retrieved 31 October 2010.