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Title: Anna and Malta
Authors: Busuttil, Joseph
Keywords: Anna Perenna (Mythological character)
Gods, Roman
Dido, Queen of Carthage
Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius Asconius
Nymphs (Greek deities)
Cyrene (Libya) -- History
Malta -- History -- Classical period, 218 B.C.-535 A.D.
Fasts and feasts -- History
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Issue Date: 1970
Publisher: Malta Historical Society
Citation: Busuttil, J. (1970). Anna and Malta. Melita Historica, 5(3), 251-253.
Abstract: Busuttil delves into the historical background which lead to the feast of Anna Perenna- an ancient Roman diety. Behind the mythological figure was the daughter of the Queen of Carthage, who committed suicide in a river and subsequently became a nymph.
Appears in Collections:MH, Volume 5, No. 3 (1970)
MH, Volume 5, No. 3 (1970)

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