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Definition of Flamen

Flamen
Flamen Fla"men, n.; pl. E. Flammens, L. Flamines. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called respectively Flamen Dialis, Flamen Martialis, and Flamen Quirinalis. Affrights the flamens at their service quaint. --Milton.

Meaning of Flamen from wikipedia

- A flamen (plural flamens or flamines) was a priest of the ancient Roman religion who was ****igned to one of eighteen deities with official cults during...
- In ancient Roman religion, the flamen Dialis was the high priest of Jupiter. The term Dialis is related to Diespiter, an Old Latin form of the name Jupiter...
- Carna (below) Carmenta, goddess of childbirth and prophecy, and ****igned a flamen minor. The leader of the Camenae. Carmentes, two goddesses of childbirth:...
- Albert Flamen (c. 1620 – after 1669) was a Flemish engraver, painter, and tapestry designer. He was active in Paris, where he worked mainly as an illustrator...
- In ancient Roman religion, the Flamen Quirinalis was the flamen or high priest of the god Quirinus. He was one of the three flamines maiores, third in...
- February 17. The priest of Quirinus, the Flamen Quirinalis, was one of the three patrician flamines maiores ("major flamens") who had precedence over the Pontifex...
- the high priest of Jupiter (Flamen Dialis) remained the preserve of patricians. Jupiter was served by the patrician Flamen Dialis, the highest-ranking...
- of highest prestige, followed by the flamines maiores (Flamen Dialis, Flamen Martialis, Flamen Quirinalis) and the pontifex maximus. The rex sacrorum...
- sacerdotum), behind the rex sacrorum and the flamines maiores (Flamen Dialis, Flamen Martialis, Flamen Quirinalis). A distinctly religious office under the early...
- Popillia, attended the inauguration of Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Niger as Flamen Martialis in 69. Licinia, Cr****us' relative, was also present. Occia, vestal...