A festival for Janus held on 11 January.
Janus must be propitiated on the Agonal day.
The day may take its name from the girded priest
At whose blow the God's sacrifice is felled:
Always, before he stains the naked blade with hot blood,
He asks if he should, Agatne? and won't unless commanded....
I'm so sorry to do this to you, but this post has been expanded and moved to my new website The Pagan Calendar (hosted at shirleytwofeathers.com) and can be found in its entirety here: The Agonalia