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- n. An ancient Roman festival in honour of Minerva
Schools were under her especial care, and schoolboys, therefore, had holidays during her festivals (the Greater Quinquatria), when they always brought a gift to their master, called the Minerval.
Domitian had instituted a yearly poetical contest at the Quinquatria, in honour of Minerva, held on the Alban Mount.
The court was then at Baiæ, celebrating the festival called the Quinquatria.
The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
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