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fla·men

 (flā′mən)
n. pl. fla·mens or flam·i·nes (flăm′ə-nēz′)
A priest, especially of an ancient Roman deity.

[Middle English flamin, from Latin flāmen.]

flamen

(ˈfleɪmɛn)
n, pl flamens or flamines (ˈflæmɪˌniːz)
(Other Non-Christian Religions) (in ancient Rome) any of 15 priests who each served a particular deity
[C14: from Latin; probably related to Old English blōtan to sacrifice, Gothic blotan to worship]

fla•men

(ˈfleɪ mən, -mɛn)

n., pl. fla•mens, fla•mi•nes (ˈflæm əˌniz)
(in ancient Rome) one of a group of priests.
[1525–35; < Latin flamen]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flamen - a priest who served a particular deity in ancient Rome
non-Christian priest, priest - a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
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Name of the winning tenderer, registration number (for a natural person - name, surname), address full name, registration number or for a natural person - first name, surname: flamen general partnership, 40203139508 postal address: riga, zeltinu iela 56 - 53 city / county: riga postcode: 1035 country: latvia phone number: fax number: e : nuts code: lv00 general internet address:: winning bidder is sme yes no iv.2.5) information about contract price (excl.
En el 75, es homenajeado por el ordo decurionum de Baesucci (CIL II, 3732 = CILA III, 46), y dos anos mas tarde, en el 77, la provincia Lusitania, a traves del flamen y el gobernador provinciales, que le dedica el famoso busto de oro (CIL II, 5264 = ERAE, 62 = CIAE, 24).
Caecilius Optatus culmino su carrera publica ejerciendo como flamen Romae Divorum et Augustorum.
Flamen et al., "Imaging in colorectal cancer: progress and challenges for the clinicians," Cancers, vol.
While they sound again, the flamen takes of the honey with his finger, and tastes, then ministers to all the rest; so of the milk, in an earthen vessel, he deals about.
Sin embargo, en relacion con el funeral heroico de Miseno, podria pensarse que la accion de voltearse para no ver el cadaver mientras se incinera, estaria asociada con evitar la contaminacion producida por la muerte y que, lo mas probable, es que la incineracion se llevara a cabo durante la noche, ya que de esta manera, segun Bayet (1986: 81) no se vuelve impura la vista de quienes realizan el ritual, con el flamen de Jupiter y para no quebrantar la pureza de los cultos celestes y de los fieles que se ocupan de ellos.
Cornelius Bocchus (Mateos et al., 2011), prafectus fabrum hasta en cinco ocasiones y posteriormente flamen de la provincia (26).
scutum, aries, stipendia facere), religious (flamen, sacrificium lustrale, Elicius Iuppiter) and political (candidati, ambitio, plebiscitum).
(34) From Flavian times and until the triumph of Septimius Severus in 197, the altruism of the Cordovan elites had accelerated its urban transformation, mainly focusing on keeping and decorating public buildings and spaces, or infrastructures such as roads, bridges and aqueducts, as well as financing spectacles such as the ones sponsored by Lucius Iunius Paulinus, pontiff, perpetual flamen and colonial duovir, as well as provincial flamen, towards the end of the second and beginning of the third century (CIL II2/7 221), in the last great altruistic act documented in Cordova before civic patronage all but disappeared.
The summer night setting is described in the following ways (in a German translation of Frischmann's Hebrew version, followed by Frischmann's Yiddish version in transliteration, and a German translation of the Yiddish version): "Die Sterne schauen und sprechen"/ "Nor schtile schteren flamen"/ "Nur stille Sterne flammen" (4).