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  • This last owed its inception to a priestess who, having abandoned her holy vocation at the call of love, espoused dancing as a means of livelihood and trained a number of girls for the purpose.
  • The senate also elected her chief priestess of the college founded in honour of the deified Augustus.
  • 2 His " priest," r o ' " priestess "; see Hommel, Rid-arabische Chrestomathie, p. 127; Ancient Hebrew Tradition, p. 278 foil.
  • The eurapxai (" first fruits ") were conveyed to Eleusis, where sacrifice was offered by a priestess, men being prohibited from undertaking the duty.
  • Iv.), gives a probable representation of Demeter (or her priestess) from the stone of a vault in a Crimean grave.