Sentence Examples


  • The Code deals with a class of persons devoted to the service .of a god, as vestals or hierodules.
  • The vestals were vowed to, chastity, lived together in a great nunnery, were forbidden to open or enter a tavern, and together with other votaries had many privileges.
  • Vestals frequently adopted daughters, usually other vestals, to care for their old age.
  • Vestals frequently adopted daughters, usually other vestals, to care for their old age.
  • But vestals, hierodules, certain palace officials and slaves had no rights over their children and could raise no obstacle.
 

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