The word Salii was consistently printed as Sal; it has been corrected for the e-text.
The Salii were from early times priests of Mars, who danced in armor, and sang old hymns.
In one of these fragments the Salii placate Leucesius, the god of lightning.
Tullus, in this perilous juncture, vowed twelve Salii, and temples to Paleness and Panic.
The Salii celebrated Mars at seed-time—in the month which bears his name, mensis Martius.
It was properly applied to the olive-twig bound round with wool, which was stuck in the cap worn by the flamines and Salii.
They were conterminous with the Salii—Ὑπεδεξάμην μὲν μοῖραν τοῦ Σαλίων ἔθνους, Χαμάβους δὲ ἐξήλασα.