Three blessings for the new year. The revolution is a legacy

«Janus two-faced, silent origin of the passing year… Today avoid words and thoughts of ill omen! At this moment we must pronounce positive words on a good day” (Ovid, Fasti, 65-75). In Latin culture, the beginning of the new year was entrusted to Janus, the Italian god of beginnings and transitions (iauna: door), the father … Read more