Festus, De verborum signficatione, s.v. municipalia sacra, 146 Lindsay


Editor: F.Russo


Municipalia sacra vocantur, quae ab initio habuerunt ante civitatem Romanam acceptam; quae observare eos voluerunt pontifices, et eo more facere, quo adsuessunt antiquitus.
(LINDSAY 1913)

Translation: “Those rites are called municipalia that communities had from the beginning and before accepting the Roman citizenship; the pontifices wanted them to observe and perform these rites as they were accustomed to perform them from the antiquity”. (F.Russo)

Dating: 1st cent. BC (BISPHAM 2007)

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