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The Feast Of Asses

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
February
Year
1895
Copyright
Public Domain
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The Festum Asinorriin, or feast of asses, was fonnerly held Jan. 14 to ooiamemorate tbe flight into Egypt There are still extant several rituals of this festival, Oue, of Beauvais, in Franoe, orders the priest to bray three timas aud tbö oongregation to resound eaoh time iu a similar luanner. An ass, rtecorated witli costly ooverings, was led to the altar in a pruoession and with bynius of rejoiqing.

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News