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Parentalia or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens; viz., of Mathew bishop of Ely, Christopher dean of Windsor, &c. but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren ... In which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records; on religion, politicks, anatomy, mathematicks, architecture, antiquities; and most branches of polite literature by Wren, Christopher

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Published by Printed for T. Osborn [etc.] in London .
Written in English


  • Wren family,
  • Wren, Matthew, 1585-1667,
  • Wren, Christopher, 1591-1658,
  • Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723

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Edition Notes

StatementComp., by his son Christopher; now published by his grandson, Stephen Wren, esq; with the care of Joseph Ames ...
ContributionsWren, Stephen., Ames, Joseph, 1689-1759
LC ClassificationsCS439 .W83
The Physical Object
Pagination2p.l.,xii,[4],368(i.c.343),[4]p. :
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6629338M
LC Control Number20020243

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February 13 – February 21 is the observance of Parentalia, literally “Ancestors Days” or “Days of the Ancestors,” a nine-day festival celebrating the deceased ancestors of the family and the paterfamilias. Offerings of bouquets and garlands of flowers, especially violets, salt, wheat, and bread soaked in wine are made at the family tombs. Parentalia ran between February in Ancient Rome and was a time for families to celebrate their ancestors. The anniversary kicks off on 13 February with ceremonies to appease the souls of the deceased – known as the Manes – performed by the chief Vestal Virgin, one of . Parentalia concluded on 21 February in the midnight rites of Feralia, when the paterfamilias addressed the malevolent, destructive aspects of his Manes. Feralia was a placation and exorcism: Ovid thought it a more rustic, primitive and ancient affair than the Parentalia itself. Aug 31,  · The Feralia. On the 21st February, a one-day festival, the Feralia, closed the Parentalia. No account of the public rites of the Feraliasurvives, although its prominence on public calendars indicates it was a major event. Literature, however, offers clues to the nature of this mini festival.

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