Brauronia the name of a festival celebrated in honor; of the goddess Artemis at Brauron, in Attica. The festival was held every fifth year, when a number of young. females about ten years of age, dressed in crocus-colored garments, walked in solemn procession to the temple of the goddess, and were consecrated to her service. Another festival bearing the same name was celebrated every five years at Brauron in honor of Dionysus, in which both men and women took part.

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