Flamen Martialis
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}. [1913 Webster]

Affrights the flamens at their service quaint. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flamen Dialis — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flamen Quirinalis — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Flamen (Religion) — Priesterliche Prozession auf einem Relief der Ara Pacis, in der Mitte die Flamines maiores mit dem Flamen Divi Iulii Ein Flamen (Plural: flamines) war in der altrömischen Religion der Einzelpriester einer bestimmten Gottheit. Inhaltsverze …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • flamen — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

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