COMBAT THE WAR ON NEW YEAR'S DAY - KEEP JANUS IN JANUARY
Combat the WAR ON NEW YEAR'S DAY. Keep Janus in January as the tradition of over 2000 years states.
January 1 was the day was consecrated to Janus since it was the first of the new year and of the month (kalends) of Janus. it was customary to exchange cheerful words of good wishes on that day. Everyone devoted a short time to his usual businessexchanged dates, figs and honey as a token of well wishing and gifts of coins called strenae. Cakes made of spelt (far) and salt were offered to the god and burnt on the altar.Shortly afterwards, on January 9, on the feria of the Agonium of January the rex sacorum offered the sacrifice of a ram to Janus