Happy Lupercalia (Res Obscura) or How A Pagan Celebration of the Wolf Turned Into Valentine’s Day


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Many of us in the western world celebrated (or lamented) Valentine’s Day yesterday, that annual rite of socially-determined romance. You may have heard about this holiday’s surprising connections to the ancient Roman holiday of Lupercalia. Yet how many know the details of how V Day began as a Bronze Age rite celebrating the primordial power of the wolf?

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via Res Obscura: Happy Lupercalia.

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