It may be as well to point out that iron, like wheat in the taboos of the flamen, was considered dangerous, as being a novelty.
Livia, priestess of the deified Augustus; Germanicus was his flamen.
Both consuls were anxious to obtain the command against him; Crassus was pontifex maximus, and Flaccus a flamen of Mars.
In any case the flamen was not in any special sense priest of Iup.
The religious affairs of each were conducted by a priest called curio assisted by a flamen curialis.
Suetonius (Csar, 1) says that Csar was designated (destinatus) flamen.
There was a motley turmoil in the house of the flamen; the vast atrium positively swarmed with men.
The flamen Dialis, or priest of Jupiter, had a life burdened with etiquette.
flamen, among the ancient Romans, was a priest or minister of sacrifice.
Those cities which had a flamen, or archiereus, are those which later had an archbishop: the flamen civitatis became the bishop.
"ancient Roman priest," 1530s, from Latin flamen, of unknown origin, perhaps from PIE root *bhlad- "to worship" (cf. Gothic blotan, Old English blotan "to sacrifice"). Also used from early 14c. in reference to the ancient pre-Christian British priests, in imitation of Geoffrey of Monmouth.