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Ferragosto is an Italian traditional celebration, with ancient origins. Did you know that this term comes from Latin Feriae Augusti, meaning “the rest of Augustus", and it was a day of holiday established by Emperor Augustus in 18 B.C. During the same period, there were also holidays after the end of agricultural works, called Consualia, a well-deserved rest after the efforts in the fields. The celebrations included horse races and the modern Italian term "Pali " comes from Latin "palium", i.e. a...