or Equirria. A festival established at Rome by Romulus in honour of
Mars, when horseraces and games were exhibited in the Campus Martius. It took place on the
27th of February (Varr. L. L. v. 3; Ovid, Fast. ii. 859).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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