It must be observed that the New Moon in question was not the astronomical New Moon or period of conjunction, but the first appearance of the crescent in the evening twilight. Now, according to circumstances, the New Moon is ... nostri et sapientissime instituerunt et religiosis- sime coluerunt. Februario antem mense, qui tunc extremus anni mensis erat, mortuis parentari voluerunt, a and Varro ( L.L. VI.
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