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  Anna Perenna - LoveToKnow 1911
Her festival fell on the full moon of the first month (March 15), and was held at the grove of the goddess at the first milestone on the Via Flaminia.
This is all we know for certain about the goddess and her cult; but the name naturally suggested myth-making, and Anna became a figure in stories which may be read in Ovid (l.c.) and in Silius Italicus (8.50 foil.).
The coarse myth told by Ovid, in which Anna plays a trick on Mars when in love with Minerva, is probably an old Italian folk-tale, poetically applied to the persons of these deities when they became partially anthropomorphized under Greek influence.
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 Anna Perenna
Anna Perenna was a Roman goddess, whose feast day was March 15, the Ides of March, which would have marked the first full moon in the year in the old lunar Roman calendar when March was reckoned as the first month of the year.
Anna Perenna would be a personification of the ever returning year, of the many years, a Lady Year-by-year.
Since the fesitval of Anna Perenna is in the month of Mars, it is reasonable that the Mars and Anna Perenna should be associated, at least in some rites at that time, as cult partners.
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  Anna Perenna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anna Perenna was an old Roman deity of the circle or "ring" of the year, as the name (per annum) clearly indicates.
Her festival fell on the Ides of March (March 15), which would have marked the first full moon in the year in the old lunar Roman calendar when March was reckoned as the first month of the year, and was held at the grove of the goddess at the first milestone on the Via Flaminia.
Since the fesitval of Anna Perenna is in the month of Mars, it is reasonable that the Mars and Anna Perenna should be associated, at least in some rites at that time, as cult partners.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Anna Perenna
In Roman mythology, Anna Perenna ("eternal stream") was the name for Anna, daughter of Belus, after she became a goddess.
Anna's sister, Dido, killed herself after being rejected by Aeneas.
After her death, Anna Perenna became the goddess of the new year, which was celebrated on March 15.
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 Anna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anna was the sister of Dido in Roman mythology and later literature.
Anna, from the Gospel of Luke 2:36, a "prophetess", "daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher"
Anna Karenina is the main character in a novel with the same name by Leo Tolstoy.
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 Anna Perenna, the Roman Goddess of the Eternal Year--anna perenna moon goddess calendar goddess year goddess Roman ...
In the legend, Anna Perenna brought the plebeians cakes and kept them fed. For these reasons She was always popular with the common people, and after Her death She was considered a Goddess.
In fact I suspect that Anna Perenna and Lavinia may be aspects of the same Goddess; Lavinia was said to be a prophetess (a common characteristic of water-nymphs), whose father was one Anius, also the eponymous patron of a river, the Anio.
Anna Perenna was equated with several Goddesses: Luna, the Roman Moon-Goddess (Her name just means "Moon") as the measurer of time; Themis, the Greek Goddess of Order and a prophetess; the Greek Io, who is also a Moon-Goddess; or with one of the (unnamed) nymphs who nursed the God Zeus.
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 ANNA LEOPOLDOVNA - LoveToKnow Article on ANNA LEOPOLDOVNA
ANNA AMALIA (1739-1807), duchess of Saxe-Weimar, daughter of Charles I., duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbilttel, was born at Wolfenbiittel on the 24th of October 1739, and married Ernest, duke of Saxe-Weimar, 1756.
A determined opponent of the Latin church and an enthusiastic admirer of the Byzantine empire, Anna Comnena regards the Crusades as a danger both political and religious.
Her models are Thucydides, Polybius and Xenophon, and her style exhibits the striving after Atticism characteristic of the period, with the result that the language is highly artificial.
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 Anna Perenna - MSN Encarta
Anna Perenna, Roman goddess of the new year, whose festival was celebrated on March 15, the first occurrence of the full moon in the first month (March) of the original Roman calendar.
During the festival of Anna Perenna, the people gathered on the banks of the Tiber River in Rome and asked the goddess for as many years of life as they could empty cups of wine.
The resemblance of the name to the Semitic name Hannah later caused the goddess to be identified with Anna, sister of the mythological Queen Dido.
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 Anna Perenna
In Roman mythology, Anna Perenna ("eternal stream") was the name for Anna, daughter of Belus, after she became a goddess.
Anna's sister, Dido, killed herself after being rejected by Aeneas.
After her death, Anna Perenna became the goddess of the new year, which was celebrated on March 15.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/an/Anna_Perenna.html   (106 words)

  
 Anna Perenna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anna Perenna was a Roman goddess, whose feast day was March 15, the Ides of March, whichwould have marked the first full moon in the year in the old lunar Romancalendar when March was reckoned as the first month of the year.
Anna Perenna would be a personification of the ever returning year, of the manyyears, a Lady Year-by-year.
Ovid then tells a silly story that this Roman goddess Anna Perenna was the same Anna who appears in Virgil 's Aeneid as Dido 's sister and that after Dido's death Carthage was attacked by the Numidians and Anna was forced to flee.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 179 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Comnenus, and the empress Irene, was born in A.n.
Anna knew very well what she would write, and far from deserving the reproach of " impious injustice," she only de­serves that of " pious injustice." The Alexias is history in the form of a romance,—embellished truth with two purposes,—that of presenting Alexis as the Mars, and his daughter as the Minerva of the Byzantines.
Anna did not invent facts, but in painting her portraits she always dips her pencil in the colour of vanity.
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 ANNA PERENNA - Online Information article about ANNA PERENNA
This is all we know for certain about the goddess and her cult; but the name naturally suggested myth-making, and See also:
Anna became a figure in stories which may be read in Ovid (l.c.) and in Silius Italicus (8.5o foil.).
The coarse myth told by Ovid, in which Anna plays a See also:
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 Anna Perenna - Wikipedia
Anna Perenna ist eine der vielen "kleinen" Göttinen des antiken Rom.
In der Sage um die Gründung Roms taucht Anna Perenna als die Schwester Didos auf.
Anna Perenna wird auch die "Urmutter der Zeit" genannt, denn ihr Name bedeutet "stets wiederkehrendes Jahr".
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anna_Perenna   (130 words)

  
 purevolume™ | Anna Perenna
Anna Perenna is a band that's been a long time coming.
Originally formed in the summer of 2001 or 2002 (even the band can't remember), Anna Perenna makes music that is both introspective and catchy.
After a long, long hiatus, Ming (drums), Jbarks (bass, vocals), and Jon (guitars, vocals) have finally gotten back together to bring their own brand of indie rock to the masses.
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 Anna - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
See Dido and Anna Perenna with whom Ovid identitfied her in one account.
Alfred Frenzel, the Czechoslovakian spy who was codenamed Anna by his controllers.
There is also an Indian coin called the Anna, issued in 1910.
open-encyclopedia.com /Anna   (220 words)

  
 Anna Perenna Limited Edition Plates at Seems Like Old Times Collectibles Plates and Ornaments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anna Perenna is one of the finest names in limited edition collector plates.
Firebird Irving Burgues Anna Perenna Plate Firebird is the 1st issue in a series of 4 plates Birds of Fancy by artist Dr. Irving Carl Burgues for Anna Perenna Inc., of Selb Germany.
Carnation Count Bernadotte Anna Perenna Plate Carnation Dianthus plate is part of a series of 8 plates entitled The Flowers of Count Lennart Bernadotte by Anna Perenna, Inc. in commemoration of the Count's 50 years on the Island of Mainan where he planted tens of thousands of plants & trees.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 180 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
were in want of food, there came from the neigh­ bouring Bovillae an aged woman of the name of Anna, who distributed cakes among the hungry multitude, and after their return to the city the grateful people built a temple to her.
657, andc.) remarks that Anna Perenna was con­ sidered by some as Luna, by others as Themis, and by others again as lo, the daughter of Inachus, or as one of the nymphs who brought up the infant Jove.
The identification of this goddess with Anna, the sister of Dido, is undoubtedly of late origin.
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 Anna Muzychuk Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
* Anna was the sister of Dido in Roman mythology and later literature.
* Anna (Bible)Anna, from the Gospel of Luke 2:36, a "prophetess", "daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher"
The form "Saint Anna" (or Santa Ana in Spanish) is also used in names, for example for Antonio López de Santa Anna, a MexicoMexican soldier-statesman.
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 Susan G. Butruille: Important Dates in Women's History: January
Romans knew her as Anna Perenna, the goddess of two faces who looked both forward to the future and backward to the past.
Anna Purna, the famous mountain of the Himalayas, bears her name.
Anna Perenna, Alpha and Omega, was replaced by the Roman god Janus, god of gateways, also depicted as looking forward and backward.
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 Anna bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For Anna the sister of Dido in Roman mythology and later literature see Dido and Anna Perenna with whom Ovid identitfied her in one account.
For Anna Perenna the Roman goddess, see Anna Perenna.
For the biblical Anna (Gospel of Luke 2:36, "prophetess", "daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher") see Anna (Bible)
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 QUINQUATRUS, LIBERALIA AC ANNA PERENNA CONIUNCTA IN FESTO UNICO
It is a combined ritual for the goddesses and god whose festivals were held on 15-17 March: the Ides of March as the New Year, recognizing Anna Perenna; the Liberalia honouring Pater Liber (Bacchus), and the Quinquatrus honoring Minerva.
Iamque decet itidem Annae Perennae precationem atque sacra facere.
And now, too, it is right to pray and offer to Anna Perenna.
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 Anna   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anna is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Also food in a mystical sense: the lowest manifestation or body of Brahman, the supreme spirit, which manifestation is looked upon as "food" by the entities living therein, who thus feed mystically upon the body of their progenitor.
In ancient Rome the goddess of plenty was called Anna Perenna, whose festival was celebrated during the Ides of March.
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 Behind the Name: Message: "Re: origin of Anna"
You might want to consider the name of the Roman goddess "Anna Perenna", in whose case the "Anna" part of her name means "year", and the "Perenna" part of her name means "lasting many years".
The goddess Anna Perenna is the personification of the procession of the year.
So, from an ancient Roman perspective, the name "Anna" is a name signifying springtime, the promise of the New Year, and the remembrance of years past.
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 Jamaica Gleaner - Anna Perenna stuns Pick-9 bettors - Tuesday | January 4, 2005
A NEW season of racing commenced at Caymanas Park on Saturday and straight off the bat Pick-9 players were foiled by a stunning upset in the fourth race won by the 36-1 outsider, ANNA PERENNA.
for in-form trainer Anthony 'Baba' Nunes, ANNA PERENNA made all over the straight course to win by a length from another American filly, EXPLOSIVE PEAK, who chased her relentlessly throughout.
ANNA PERENNA thus floored the odds on 4-5 favourite JACK SPARROW, who could only manage third, and highly fancied JACK BE GOOD (8-5), who was fifth in a field of nine.
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 il sentiero d'oro - immagini della religone romana   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anna Perenna ricorda come il crescere e rinnovarsi sia la chiave per diventare eterni.
Anna Perenna ricorda come essere statici, nel proprio stadio esistenziale, sia la chiave con la quale ci si predispone ad essere terrorizzati e la premessa per l'estinzione della propriaCoscienza di Sé.
Anna Perenna non poteva diventare mediatrice di tale unione in quanto, questa fusione, sarebbe stata deleteria alla propria trasformazione e rinnovamento.
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 MysticWicks Online Pagan Community and Pagan Forums - Anna Perenna ~ Goddess of the Circle of the Year
Festival of Anna Perenna, Goddess of the Circle of the Year, daughter of Belus, Ancient Rome
On the Ides is held the joyful feast of Anna Perenna, not far from thy banks, O Tiber, who comest from afar.
The feast of Anna Perenna was celebrated at the first milestone on the Flaminian Way … Here, apparently between the Flaminian and the Salarian roads, the goddess had a fruitful grove...
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 Baby Names Meanings - Boy And Girl Names
In Virgil's 'Aeneid', Anna was sister of Dido, Queen of Carthage.
According to an apocryphal gospel, Anna was also the mother of the Virgin Mary.
Variant of Anneliese: Derived from a compound of Anna (grace) and Liesa, which is a German diminutive of Elizabeth (God is bountiful).
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 Quirinus, Hercules, Anna, and Anna Perenna
Anna fled from Carthage, eventually arriving in Latium where Aeneas was now ruling.
Unfortunately his wife Lavinia was jealous of this link with her husband's past, and Anna, warned in a dream, fled from the palace at dead of night.
Anna knew that the virgin goddess would never succumb, but she fed Mars on false hopes and eventually herself took Minerva's place in an assignation with the god by night.
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