Feast of Asses


Scene in the medieval miracle play, Processus prophetarum, in which Balaam and his ass figured prominently. It was especially popular in northern France but was suppressed in the 15th century because of the indecency into which it had degenerated.

MLA Citation

  • “Feast of Asses”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 10 August 2013. Web. 7 March 2021. <>