Definition of Circensian. Meaning of Circensian. Synonyms of Circensian

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Definition of Circensian

Circensian
Circensial Cir*cen"sial, Circensian Cir*cen"sian, a. [L. Circensis, ludi Circenses, the games in the Circus Maximus.] Of or pertaining to, or held in, the Circus, In Rome. The pleasure of the Circensian shows. --Holyday.

Meaning of Circensian from wikipedia

- The Roman circus (from the Latin word that means "circle") was a large open-air venue used for public events in the ancient Roman Empire. The circuses...
- the Circus Neronis, from the notoriety which it obtained through the Circensian pleasures of Nero. A fourth circus was constructed by Maxentius; its ruins...
- Maenius, said to have proposed the addition of instauratitius to the Circensian games, which occurred in 489 BC; this suggests that Maenius was tribune...
- m****cripts, proposed the addition of an event called instauratitius to the Circensian games, occurring in 489 BC. He would probably have been a tribune of the...
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