Terminus was the Roman god of boundary markers.

Festivals: Terminalia

Design for a Stained Glass Window with Terminus, print by Hans Holbein the Younger.

Sacrifices were performed to sanctify each boundary stone and landowners celebrated a festival called the Terminalia each year. The boundary stone was sanctified by placing the bones, ashes and blood of a sacrificial victim, along with crops, honeycombs and wine into a hole at a point where estates converged, and the stone was driven in on top.

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