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Arval Brothers


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Varro (116 bc — 127 ad) Roman scholar and satirist

 

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The arval brothers (fratres arvales) was a college of twelve priests in Rome who, according to Varro, performed rites on behalf of the state to make the fields (arva) productive. ...

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