Fasti

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Fasti Records or registers of important events.
    • Fasti The Roman calendar, which gave the days for festivals, courts, etc., corresponding to a modern almanac.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fasti In Roman history, a register of days. The fasti sacri or kalendares were calendars of the year, giving the days for festivals, courts, etc., corresponding to the modern almanac. The fasti annales, or historici, contained the names of the consuls and other magistrates, and an enumeration of the most remarkable historical events noted down opposite the days on which they occurred.
    • fasti Hence — 2. Annals, chronicles, or historical records in general.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Fasti fas′tī those days among the ancient Romans on which it was lawful to transact legal or public business—opp. to Nefasti: an enumeration of the days of the year, a calendar.
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Etymology

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Usage

In literature:

As to preference for the longer computation by the fathers of the Church, see Clinton, Fasti Hellenici, vol.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
The name of Germans is found in the Fasti Capitolini.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1" by Edward Gibbon
Corsini, Fasti Attici, tom.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 4" by Edward Gibbon
Tomorrow is Wednesday morning; unforgetable among the fasti of the world.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
The Fasti were divided into twelve books, of which only the first six now remain.
"The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete To Which Are Added, His Lives Of The Grammarians, Rhetoricians, And Poets" by C. Suetonius Tranquillus
CLINTON, HENRY FYNES, a distinguished chronologist, author of "Fasti Hellenici" and "Fasti Romani" (1781-1852).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Pompeius adopted the name, and it appears on his coins and in the Fasti.
"Plutarch's Lives Volume III." by Plutarch
This Ovid tells us in the Sixth Book of the Fasti.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
See a curious story of Omphale, Hercules, and Faunus, in the Fasti of Ovid, B. ii.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
Fasti of Ovid, translation from the, 94.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 356, June, 1845" by Various
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