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feast of Lupercal.

Brian Moore

feast of Lupercal.

by Brian Moore

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Published by Flamingo in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "A moment of truth", London: Andre Deutsch, 1958.

ContributionsMoore, Brian, 1921-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13838100M

The feast of the Lupercal was festival that was a tribute to the god of fertility (our Valentine's Day is on the 14th of the month of February, no coincidence), and it is also a communal event. The Feast of Lupercal. £ MOORE, Brian. The Feast of Lupercal. £ DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL? OR CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR? Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you. Sell Old Books Help me find a book. Newsletter. Be the first to know about our latest books.

  The Feast of Lupercal was an ancient festival that ran from February February 15 and honored Pan. It began with a sacrifice of two male goats and a dog. Following the sacrifice, young naked males were annointed with blood and given strips of goatskin, goats being a symbol of sexual vigor in ancient times. The Feast of Lupercal Hardcover – 1 Oct. by Brian Moore (Author) › Visit Amazon's Brian Moore Page. search results for this author. Brian Moore (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5(3).

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. THE FEAST OF LUPERCAL. Signed. Boston: Atlantic-Little Brown, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition of Moore's second book, Review Copy with the publisher's slip laid-in, Signed by the author on the front free endpaper.


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The Feast Of Lupercal book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. The Feast of Lupercal was an ancient festival that ran from February February 15 and honored Pan. It began with a sacrifice of two male goats and a dog.

The feast of Lupercal in the book Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare is mentioned when Marullus says: "May we do so. You know it is the feast of Lupercal." The feast of Lupercal is considered to.

Lupercalia, ancient Roman festival that was conducted annually on February 15 under the superintendence of a corporation of priests called Luperci.

The origins of the festival are obscure, although the likely derivation of its name from lupus (Latin: “wolf”) has variously suggested connection with.

The feast of Lupercal by Brian Moore; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Catholics, Social isolation, Alienation (Social psychology); Places: Belfast, Northern Ireland. Lupercalia was an ancient, possibly pre-Roman pastoral annual festival, observed in the city of Rome on Febru to avert evil spirits and purify the city, releasing health and fertility.

Lupercalia was also called “dies Februatus” (“purification day”) after the instruments of purification called “februa”, which give the month.

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Moore’s later novels range widely in locale and. The date also coincided with the Roman feast of Lupercalia (a festival of wolves) which sounds a bit like a Saturday night out in Huddersfield. The course of love, so far from smooth Valentine's Day was originally a Roman Festival known as the feast of Lupercalia, in honour of Juno, goddess of women and marriage.

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The feast of Lupercal by Brian Moore,Little, Brown edition, in English - [[1st ed.]Cited by: 4. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, which charted the broken hopes of a middle-aged spinster, met with an impressive critical reception last year.

This second novel, which is a repeat performance, transposes only the sex of its central character, but again succeeds in developing an authentic tragedy out of the sorry, shabby figure of man and the drab circumstances of his life. The Feast of Lupercal is a novel by Northern Irish-Canadian writer Brian was first published in the United States inby Boston publisher Little Brown, and in the United Kingdom in by London publisher Andre a paperback edition was published by Panther Books with the title A Moment of : Brian Moore.

Feast of Lupercal by Brian Moore starting at $ Feast of Lupercal has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. If all you know about Lupercalia is that it was the background for Mark Antony to offer the crown to Caesar 3 times in Act I of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, you probably wouldn't guess that Lupercalia was associated with Valentine's than Lupercalia, the big calendar event in Shakespeare's tragedy is the Ides of March, March Although scholars.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Feast of Lupercal Moore Brian at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!. As with most cultural transmission, historians have trouble drawing any direct links between the Lupercalia and other social and religious holidays, but there are a cluster of similarly-timed, similarly-themed festivals at this time of year.

St. Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, Candlemas, Imbolc, and even Groundhog Day all speak in some way to rebirth and to the turning of the .Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t6qz7sx8r Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. Brian Moore, pronounced Bree-an, started his life in Belfast in and ended it in Malibu, California, inand that journey – and all that it implies – is the central thread of his wrote twenty novels.

I have read them all. I bought most of them in hardback the moment they came out. Indeed he was my favourite living novelist.