Sentence Examples

  • 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.
  • Caesar was at once marked out for high distinction, being created flamen Dialis or priest of Jupiter.

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