(plural flamines) a Roman priest under the pontifex maximus; the positions of Flamen Dialis (worshipper of Jupiter), Flamen Martialis (worshipper of Mars), and Flamen Quirinalis (worshipper of Quirinus) were filled only by patricians, although plebeians could be flamines for other deities.
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[n] - a priest who served a particular deity in ancient Rome
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One of 15 sacrificial priests in ancient Rome, appointed to offer daily sacrifice to particular gods in the state pantheon. The office was held for life, but was terminated by the death of the...
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Fla'men noun ; plural English Flammens , Latin Flamines . [ Latin ] (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, Mar...
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• (n.) 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.
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in ancient Rome, a priest devoted exclusively to the worship of one deity; the name derives from a root meaning `he who burns offerings.` Of the 15 ... [2 related articles]
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In ancient Roman religion, a flamen was a priest assigned to one of fifteen deities with official cults during the Roman Republic. The most important three were the flamines maiores (or "major priests"), who served the three chief Roman gods of the Archaic Triad. The remaining twelve were the flami...
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flamen (flā'men) , in Roman religion, one of 15 priests, each concerned with the cult of a particular deity. The most honored were those dedicated to Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus.
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Among the ancient Romans Flamen was the name given to any priest devoted to the service of one particular deity. Originally there were three priests so called: the Flamen Dialis, consecrated to Jupiter; Flamen Martialis, sacred to Mars; and Flamen Quirinalis, who superintended the rights of Quirinus...
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1) Non-christian priest 2) Priest
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