Gaius Vitorius Hosidius Geta
Gaius Vitorius Hosidius Geta was a Roman who lived in the 1st century and 2nd century. Geta was an only son and might have had a sister called Vitoria. His father was Roman consul and senator Marcus V...
Septemvir
In ancient Rome, a septemvir was one of seven men appointed to execute a commission. The term septemviri was used to refer to such a commission collectively. Seven-man commissions were appointed to se...
Rex Sacrorum
In ancient Roman religion, the rex sacrorum (also sometimes rex sacrificulus) was a senatorial priesthood reserved for patricians. Although in the historical era the pontifex maximus was the head of R...
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Lycomedes of Comana
Lycomedes of Comana was a Bithynian nobleman of Cappadocian Greek descent who ruled Comana, Cappadocia in the second half of the 1st century BC. In 47 BC Lycomedes was probably about 50 years old, wh...
Pontifex Maximus
The Pontifex Maximus (Latin, literally: "greatest pontiff") was the high priest of the College of Pontiffs (Collegium Pontificum) in ancient Rome. This was the most important position in the ancient R...
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Arval Brethren
In ancient Roman religion, the Arval Brethren (Latin: Fratres Arvales, "Brothers of the Fields") or Arval Brothers were a body of priests who offered annual sacrifices to the Lares and gods to gua...
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Flamen Quirinalis
In ancient Roman religion, the Flamen Quirinalis was the flamen devoted to the cult of the god Quirinus. He was one of the three flamines maiores, third in order of importance after the Flamen Dialis ...
Flaminia (gens)
The gens Flaminia was a plebeian family at Rome. During the first five centuries of Rome, no mention is made of any member of the Flaminia gens. In former times the Flaminii were believed to be only...
Adiatorix
Adiatorix (Gr. Ἀδιατόριξ) was the son of the tetrarch Domneclius (or Domnilaus) in Galatia. Cicero reports that he was a high priest in 50 BC, and scholars have reckoned him an adherent of Deiotarus....
Claudia (Roman mythology)
Claudia was an ancient Roman Vestal Virgin and the daughter of Appius Claudius Pulcher. She intervened to save her father from attack by a group of plebeians. The crowd attempted to drag him from his ...
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Dyteutus
Dyteutus (died 34 AD), eldest son of the Galatian ruler Adiatorix, was a ruler of Comana. After the father and his eldest son were sentenced to death by Octavianus for the father's partisanship towar...
Rhea Silvia
Rhea Silvia /ˈriːə ˈsɪlviə/ (also written as Rea Silvia), and also known as Ilia /ˈɪliə/, was the mythical mother of the twins Romulus and Remus, who founded the city of Rome. Her story is told in t...
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Saints Chrysanthus and Daria
Saints Chrysanthus and Daria (3rd century – c. 283) are saints of the Early Christian period. Their names appear in the Martyrologium Hieronymianum, an early martyr's list, and a church was built in t...
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Tuccia
Tuccia was an ancient Roman Vestal Virgin whose chastity was questioned by a spurious accusation. When the piety of holy men and women was doubted by sceptics, the gods could perform miracles to vind...
Flamen
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 priest...
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Augur
The augur was a priest and official in the classical world, especially ancient Rome and Etruria. His main role was the practice of augury, interpreting the will of the gods by studying the flight of b...
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Bidental
In ancient Roman religion, the bidentales were priests who performed rituals to mark out a place that had been struck by lightning as a sacred precinct (templum). Their primary role was to sacrifice a...
Publius Memmius Regulus
Publius Memmius Regulus (died 63) was a Roman Senator that lived in the Roman Empire in the second half of the 1st century BC and first half of the 1st century.
Regulus was a member of the Plebeia...
Titii
The Titii (properly Titii sodales, later Titienses, Sacerdotes Titiales Flaviales) was a college (sodalitas) of Roman priests, which originally represented the Italic tribe of Sabines. The college was...
Salii
In ancient Roman religion, the Salii (/ˈsæliˌaɪ/) were the "leaping priests" (from the verb salio, to leap/jump) of Mars supposed to have been introduced by King Numa Pompilius. They were twelve patri...
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Vestal Virgin
In ancient Roman religion, the Vestals or Vestal Virgins (Vestales, singular Vestalis) were priestesses of Vesta, goddess of the hearth. The College of the Vestals and its well-being was regarded as f...
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Cleon of Gordiucome
Cleon of Gordiucome (Greek: Κλέων), or Cleon the Mysian, was a 1st-century BC brigand-king in Asia Minor.Cleon made a reputation for himself with robbery and marauding warfare in and around Olympus, l...