The Clash of the Old and the New: January 2021

The Roman god of the beginning of the year was Janus. This is how we got the word January. He is quite a complex god, associated with Quirinus, who became Saint Quirinus, who keeps away plagues, and Romulus, one of the founding figures of Rome. ┬áSo he had multiple origins and meanings and intricate connectionsContinue reading “The Clash of the Old and the New: January 2021”