Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The calendar in Ancient Rome, which gave the days for festivals, courts, etc., corresponding to a modern almanac.
  • n. Records or registers of important events.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The Roman calendar, which gave the days for festivals, courts, etc., corresponding to a modern almanac.
  • n.pl. Records or registers of important events.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Roman history, a register of days.
  • Hence — 2. Annals, chronicles, or historical records in general.

Etymologies

Latin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Gord, that bird's going to finish Eneever Zig In a moment unless we do something " fasti "Now it was Chert's turn to panic.

    Night Arrant

  • There are seasons in the life of men which may be called 'fasti' and

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • Kenders were fond of new experiences-and this was certainly one of the most exciting-but Tas did wish the ground wasn't rushing up to meet them quite so fasti

    Finnegan teoriza la practica de cuerdas

  • Besides other fasti, the Romans had their fasti urbis, fasti rustici, which were calendars of the particular usages, and ceremonies of the city and the country.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The fasti of the magistrates were the days in which they were permitted to plead; and those on which they did not plead were called nefasti, because then they could not plead for justice.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The Latin word “fasti” signifies festivals, and it is in this sense that Ovid treats of it in his poem entitled

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Tiberius is only founded on the pretended apocryphal fasti of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The Senate must re-enact its decree of hostis, forbid Sextus fire and water within a thousand miles of Rome, strip him of his so-called provinces, and remove his name from the fasti—he cannot be consul, ever.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • My country is bankrupt, I have just put down one revolution, and against my name in the fasti will go the odium of having sold off State property.

    The Grass Crown

  • Other, lesser men saw their names entered on the fasti; nonentities, mediocrities, fools.

    The Grass Crown

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