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Salian Virgins, Sacerdotes, and Ministrae

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter looks at sacerdotes (priestesses), particularly those associated with the public cults of Mars, Fortuna Muliebris, Bona Dea, Liber, Magna Mater, and Ceres. It also discusses the female ... More


The Ritual Activities of the Vestal Virgins

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter analyzes the ritual obligations of the Vestal Virgins. The extensive ritual program assigned to the Vestal order further emphasizes the connection between these priestesses and the ... More


Fulvia Enters the Scene

Celia E. Schultz

in Fulvia: Playing for Power at the End of the Roman Republic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190697136
eISBN:
9780190697167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697136.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Fulvia first appears in the sources after her marriage to P. Clodius Pulcher. Their union was arranged by her stepfather, Gaius Licinius Murena, to help Clodius recover from a career-damaging ... More


Fulvia: Playing for Power at the End of the Roman Republic

Celia E. Schultz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190697136
eISBN:
9780190697167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697136.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Fulvia: Playing for Power at the End of the Roman Republic is the first full-length biography focused solely on Fulvia, daughter of Sempronia and Bambalio, who is best known as the wife of Marcus ... More


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