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Actualmente, cerrada ya la polemica sobre el flamen augustal de Castulo (Fishwick, 1987: 221 y ss.
They show that individuals commemorated family members at the time of their death in customary Roman fashion, recording the exact life-span of the deceased with suitable expressions of family feeling and loss; that citizens made dedications to such members of the Roman pantheon as Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, Mars, Mercury and Venus; and that religious cult was led by a profusion of men who bore the standard Roman titles of sacerdos and flamen.
flamen Sacerdote personal de una divinidad particular.
Again his word is hardly to be questioned, for an inscription from Oea records an offering of elephant tusks to the god, and an inscription from Sabratha identifies a man, also a Pudens, who was flamen Liberi patris.
But more evidence is to follow when different prohibitions associated with the Flamen Dialis or High Priest of Jupiter are considered: why is the priest, for example, forbidden to touch or even name the dog and goat (290A-C)?
The high priest of Jupiter, for example, the Flamen Dialis or `Divine Flame', was forbidden to touch horses, goats, dogs or meat, dead or alive.
39) For two examples, see Armand-Joseph Bethune-Charost, Vues generales sur l'organisation de l'instruction rurale en France (Paris, An III [1795]); Flamen d'Assigny, De l'agriculture, consideree dans ses rapports avec l'economie politique d'ou l'on deduit la necessite d'etablir des fermes experimentales pour fonder l'art agricole (Paris, An XII [1802]).
The Flamen recounted how he had been disturbed from his sleep and 'looking in my Kalender, I found / The Ides of Marche were entred, and I bound/With these, to celebrate the Geniall feast / Of ANNA stil'd PERENNA, MARS his guest'.
Valerius Flaccus, the flamen Dialis, won election to a praetorship for 183.
The priests of Jupiter and the Flamen Dialis of Rome were clothed in white and wore white hats.
Might one of them have been L(ucius) Papirius, flamen augustalis from the province of Lusitania, who in the time of Tiberius, dedicated an inscription, Divo Augusto, in Conimbriga (Etienne and Fabre, 1976: 51-52)?