The Parilia: Celebrating Rome's Birthday

Sponsored by Central Carolinas Society of the AIA and Davidson College

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:
Erwin Lodge
1345 Grey Road
Davidson, NC 28036
United States

On April 21 the Central Carolinas Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Department of Classics at Davidson College will celebrate the ancient Roman festival of Parilia in Davidson NC! This annual festival honored both the 'birthday' of the city Rome and Pales, an agricultural goddess.

Thanks to a grant from the Archaeological Institute of America, there will be an epic celebration of the Parilia.  This celebration will include Roman rituals, fresco painting according to the ancient Roman methods, and good food.

Please follow this link to reserve your spot at the Parilia! Reserving your spot allows us to make sure that we have the right amount of food and painting materials for all.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/hilarybecker/home/parilia_2012

Contact:
Hilary Becker
hibecker@davidson.edu

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