noun, plural fla·mens, fla·mi·nes [flam-uh-neez]. /ˈflæm əˌniz/.
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The influence of his uncle Marius caused him to be nominated priest of Jupiter (flamen dialis) at the age of fourteen.
Flamen, among the ancient Romans, was a priest or minister of sacrifice.
Suetonius (Csar, 1) says that Csar was designated (destinatus) flamen.
And indeed, the motives which the Flamen had assigned on former occasions, had by no means been nullified by Cornelius Cinna.
And yet, if anyone could wring this permission from the tyrant by the mere weight of personal influence, it was the Flamen.