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  • The social environment of Christians may be inferred from the canons prohibiting marriage and other intercourse with Jews, pagans and heretics, closing the offices of flamen and duumvir to Christians, forbidding all contact with idolatry and likewise participation in pagan festivals and public games.
  • Later, they were used to denote the attendants on certain priests and priestesses, especially the flamen dialis and flaminica and the curiones.
  • According to the legend, her worship was instituted by Titus Tatius, and her priest, the flamen Floralis, by Numa.
  • The flamen on the Ara Pacis), and was also adorned with an ivory crescent (lunula).
  • The old priesthood, and in particular the flaminia, came to be regarded as tiresome restrictions on political life and were neglected: from 87 to II B.C. the office of flamen Dialis was vacant.

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