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  Sts. Quirinus
Several martyrs of this name are mentioned in the "Martyrologium Hieronymianum" and in the historical Martyrologies of the early Middle Ages, and the feasts of these saints are still to be found in the catalogue of saints of the Roman Church.
Perhaps this Quirinus is meant by the expression "Romæ sancti Cyri" found in the "Martyrologium Hieronymianum" of 24 March (cf.
In 1050 the relics of Quirinus were given by Leo IX to his sister Gepa, Abbess of Neuss.
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 QUIRINUS - LoveToKnow Article on QUIRINUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the religious system of Numa, Quirinus and Mars were both recognized as divine beings, distinct but of similar attributes and functions; thus, like Mars, Quirinus was at once a god of war and a nature god, the protector of fields and flocks.
Subsequently, at the end of the republic, Quirinus became identified with the deified Romulus, son of Mars.
One of the greater fiamens was attached to the service of Quirinus, a second college of Salii founded in his honor, and a festival Quinnalia celebrated on the I7th of February, the day of the supposed translation of Romulus to heaven.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Q/QU/QUIRINUS.htm   (290 words)

 Roman mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, if one were to ask a Greek about Demeter, he might reply with the well-known story of her grief at the rape of Persephone by Hades.
Quirinus is thought by modern scholars to have been the patron of the armed community in time of peace.
At the head of the earliest pantheon were the triad Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus (whose three priests, or flamens, were of the highest order), and Janus and Vesta.
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A second temple to Quirinus was dedicated on the Quirinal on 29 June 293 BCE by L. Papirius Cursor, probably in fulfillment of a vow by his father the dictator (14) in the wake of the Roman victories at Sentinum, 295 BCE and Aquilonia 293 BCE over the Samnites.
The main festival of Quirinus is the Quirinalia, held on 17 Feb. This could be significant in that February did mark the end of the traditional calendar, and March the beginning, and thereby signify the transition of the season of Quirinus over to the season of Mars.
Quirinus remained in Britannia long after he was forgotten elsewhere in the former provinces, and it was there that the ideals of a republic and a citizenry willing to defend it was kept alive.
home.tiscali.be /mauk.haemers/collegium_religionis/quirinus.htm   (5942 words)

 St. Quirinus
Quirinus, an old man, was bishop of the present Sisak in northern Yugoslavia.
Quirinus replied that he was simply obeying Jesus, the true God, who had instructed his followers not to seek martyrdom: “When they persecute you in one town, fly to the next” (Matt.
Quirinus was thrown into the river Raab with a stone around his neck.
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 Roman Deities
Quirinus was the third Roman deity in importance or ranking, behind Jupiter and Mars.
Quirinus was probably a god of war or defence, since he was seen military clothing as well in clerical clothing.
Quirinus was sometimes identified or confused with Mars, as Mars Quirinus.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/roman.html   (4874 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Quirinus
Quirinus, in early Roman mythology, god of war worshipped by the Sabines.
In later Roman mythology, Quirinus was identified with the deified Romulus,...
The character of the indigetes and their festivals show that the early Romans were not only members of an agricultural community but were also fond...
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 Quirinus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page is about the Roman god Quirinus.
In Roman mythology, Quirinus was a mysterious god.
Roman citizens were sometimes called "Quirites" after Quirinus, and considered the title an honor (Livy).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quirinus   (148 words)

 Quirinus - Britannica Concise
Despite his importance, little is known about Quirinus, who was originally a god of the Sabines.
Quirinus - major Roman deity ranking close to Jupiter and Mars (qq.v.); the flamines (see flamen) of these gods constituted the three major priests at Rome.
Quirinus' name is in adjectival form and would seem to mean “he of the quirium,” a word generally taken to signify the very ancient Sabine settlement that united with the Palatine community to form the original Rome.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 637 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Quirinus had been married to Aemilia Lepida, whom he divorced ; but in A. d.
She was at the same time accused of other crimes ; but the conduct of Quirinus met with general disapprobation as harsh and revengeful.
Tiberius, notwithstanding his dissimulation, was evidently in favour of the prosecution, as he was anxious to conciliate Quirinus, who had no chil­dren, and might therefore be expected to leave his property to the emperor.
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 Quirinus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Quirinus is an old Roman deity whose origins are uncertain, though in later Roman history he is identified with Romulus, the founder of Rome.
He was first worshipped by the Sabines, who establish a settlement called Quirinal to the north-east of Rome, and later, when the empire began to expand, the Sabine was simple absorbed into the growing city.
He and his brother Remus are the twins sons of Mars, the god of war, and Rhea Silvia, daughter of the dethroned king Numitor of Alba Longa and a Vestal virgin dedicated to the goddess of the hearth, Vesta.
filebox.vt.edu /c/ccooley/TCQuirinus.htm   (231 words)

 Hungarian Saints -- Quirinus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
ST QUIRINUS, BISHOP OF SISCIA, MARTYR A.D. Of the many martyrs who suffered in the Danubian provinces during the reign of Diocletian, one of the most celebrated was Quirinus whose praises have been sounded by St Jerome, by Prudentius and by Fortunatus.
Quirinus replied that the threatened pains would be glory to him, and Maximus ordered him to be beaten.
Quirinus was sentenced to death, and thrown into the river Raab, with a stone round his neck.
www.katolikus.hu /hun-saints/quirinus.html   (681 words)

 The Golden Legend or Lives Of The Saints
Quirinus answered: Make proof to me that there is another life, and anon I shall apply me to thy faith.
And Quirinus then said to Alexander: I have a daughter named Balbina which is sick of the gout, if thou mayst heal her, I promise thee that I shall receive thy faith if thou mayst get for her health.
And Quirinus went then and fetched his daughter, and brought her into the prison where Alexander was and found him there, and then kneeled down to his feet.
www.aug.edu /augusta/iconography/goldenLegend/peterChains.htm   (3038 words)

 Quirinus-Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Everyone was convinced that the patron Quirinus had helped the people of Neuss against their enemies.
After the announcement of peace, the Quirinus sanctuary was opened again and a holy mass took place.
Even in the year 1050, when the relics of Saint Quirinus had just arrived in Neuss, the council of the city appointed the Saint as a special protector and patron of the town.
www.quirinus-gymnasium.de /projekte/english/patron_eng.htm   (440 words)

 February Feasts
In February Mars is honored as Quirinus or Romulus, along with his mother Juno, goddess of marriage and childbirth.
It was the religious holiday of Quirinus, supposedly the warlike, divine incarnation of Romulus, whose name has been connected with the Sabine word for spear curis and to the Sabine town Cures.
Quirinus was originally part of the archaic Roman triad, along with Jupiter and Mars.
www.cnr.edu /home/araia/febfeasts.htm   (1213 words)

 Foreigners hail Aryabhata as a genius
James Jacobs Quirinus, an independent researcher in Athens, Greece and a Swedish scholar Bo Klintberg at the London School of Economics and Political Science, have communicated through the internet with the Thane-based Institute of Oriental Study regarding their studies on Aryabhata.
Quirinus, who has created his own Aryabhata web page, has noted that the ancient astronomer born at Kusumapura (now Patna) in Bihar was born in 476 AD and came out with his magnum opus Aryabhatiya in verse form around 499 summarizing his concept of astronomy, spherical trignometry, arithmetic, algebra and plane trignometry.
Aryabhata also wrote about axial rotation of the earth being the cause of the apparent motion of the heavens, earth as a sphere rotating on its axis and eclipses resulting from shadows of the moon and earth, the researcher said.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19981017/29050084.html   (403 words)

 samples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Quirinus says that he will believe everything he has been told, but only if Hermes is somehow able to bring himself to where Alexander is imprisoned, or if Alexander can bring himself to Hermes' place.
Quirinus remarks that they are a motley crew of criminals, but Alexander reminds him that it was for such sinners that Christ came among men.
Quirinus explains that he is now a Christian, and that everyone in the prison has been baptized too.
www.art.man.ac.uk /cla/samples.htm   (3560 words)

Later, when Rome expanded, this settlement was absorbed by the city, and Quirinus became, together with Jupiter and Mars, the god of the state.
Romulus was also identified with Quirinus, especially in the late-Roman era (Virgil I, 292).
Article "Quirinus" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 27 December 1998 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/q/quirinus.html   (138 words)

 Hierarch Janus Quirinus
Quirinus was a Romano-Celtic, sky father warrior, triple god who was a Sacred Grove Druid, Shapeshifter Shaman, and Weather Magician.
Quirinus was the patron of crafts, constructive productivity, elementals, natural rhythms, safe transitions, seasonal changes, smiths, and spiritual warriors.
A wisdom alchemist who served as a facilitator of seasonal change for the natural landscape, the Animal Totems of Quirinus were the eagle, hare, horse, and robin.
www.spiritsongs.org /Hierarchs_of_Twelve_Universal_Rays_Hierarch_Janus_Quirinus_Ianus.htm   (684 words)

 Quirinus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Quirinus is a very precious stone described as a juggling stone.
It is found in the nest of the Hoopoe Bird.
If the Quirinus is laid on the breast when sleeping it forces you to discover your rogueries.
www.paralumun.com /quirinus.htm   (38 words)

 Nele Stroebel, Munich sculptor: St. Quirinus Church in Tegernsee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A new liturgical center for the St. Quirinus church in Tegernsee.
This altar of the Lord stands in the former monastery church, St. Quirinus, at the end of a long, upward path taken by believers.
A relic of St. Quirinus is contained within the middle of the side wall.
www.nele-stroebel.de /english/yquirin.htm   (296 words)

 Magia D' La Luna
He sailed away on a raft of serpents, declaring that some day he would return to reclaim his throne.
Quirinus was cited in Virgil's Aeneid I, 292.
Roman citizens were sometimes called "Quirites" after Quirinus, and considered the title an honor.
www.magialuna.net /godq.html   (334 words)

 Images of Empire: Relief Fragment with Representation of the Temple of Quirinus (310251)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Relief Fragment with Representation of the Temple of Quirinus (310251)
Depicted on this fragment is the head of a flamen, who wears the characteristic headgear, the spiked galerus, in front of the central part of a temple identified as the Temple of Quirinus on the Quirinal.
Preserved are two columns of the Tuscan order, part of the isodomic masonry of the wall of the cella, part of the cornice of the doorway, and almost all of the pediment decorated with a complex figural scene.
www.umich.edu /~kelseydb/Exhibits/Empire/objects/310251.html   (278 words)

 QUYRYNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Quirinus, a god of Sabine origin, was later taken over by the Romans.
Romulus had stolen women from the Sabines to be wives for his men when he founded Rome on the Palatine Hill.
Quirinus is called a son of Mars in Aeneid I.274-275; Met XV.863.
www.columbia.edu /dlc/garland/deweever/PQ/quyryne.htm   (110 words)

 Quirinus - TheBestLinks.com - February 17, God, List of Kings of Rome, Livy, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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 District of Centauri Post
Officials on Quirinus had no comment on the Ambassador's remarks except to say that President-Secretary Marshal is also deeply concerned about the tense situation along the Hyrunian-Zethi frontier.
Sources have reported that officials on Quirinus have placed a tremendous amount of pressure on the B.I.S. to quickly provide answers in the questions surrounding the terrorist bombing.
Well-placed sources on Quirinus have reported that the B.I.S. Bureau of Internal Security] may be prepared to strike a deal that would lead to the release of Patria bombing suspect Juan Casado.
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