Sentence Examples with the word CARISTIA

Such events were the birthday of the head of the household; the assumption of the toga virilis by a son; the festival of the Caristia in memory of deceased members of the household; recovery from illness; the entry of a young bride into the house for the first time; return home after a long absence.

These began on the 13th of February and ended on the 22nd with the Caristia or feast of Cara Cognatio.