Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Bud Savoie Lammas (29) RE: Lammas 01 Aug 00

Lammas is/was also called "Gule", from the Latin "Sanctus Petrus ad vincula" (admittedly, quite a stretch), or "St. Peter in Chains," the feast day on August 1 commemorating the release of the Prince of the Apostles from prison. This feast is still celebrated on traditional calendars. The feast, coming as it does as the corn is ripening, led to the "Lammas" idea. One of Robert Burns's incomparable love songs begins:

It was all on a Lammas nicht, when corn riggs are bonnie.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.