08 March

08 March HERMES (Hermis) 8 March http://www.eortologio.gr/data/eortes/namedays_march.htm The ancient Roman calendar year ended in February, making the month of March a time of renewal and cleansing. March 8 was traditionally a springtime festival dedicated to Ariadne and her treacherous loves. Historians are unclear on how and when this feast day became the modern Festa delle Donne, or International Women’s Day. http://www.lagazzettaitaliana.com/womensday.html

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