Soracte, a mountain in ancient Italy which, according to Servius, was sacred to the infernal gods, especially to Diespiter. It was a custom among the Hirpi (or Hirpini) that at a festival held on Mount Soracte they walked with bare feet upon glowing coals of fir wood, carrying about the entrails of victims which had been sacrificed. This ceremony is connected by Strabo with the worship of Feronia.

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