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Carmentalia was the two feast days (11 January and 15 January) of the Roman goddess Carmenta. She had her temple atop the Capitoline Hill. Carmenta was invoked in it as Postvorta and Antevorta, epithets which had reference to her power of looking back into the past and forward into the future. The festival was chiefly observed by women.
- Christian Roy (1 January 2005). Traditional Festivals: A Multicultural Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. pp. 46–. ISBN 978-1-57607-089-5.
- Geneva Walker Mower (1907). A Study of the Rites of Purification in Ovid's Fasti. University of California. pp. 1–.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "Carmentalia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities. London: John Murray.
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