Who were the priests and priestesses of Ancient Rome? What were their responsibilities? The answer is quite complex and involving. Most of the duties were fulfilled by men, who were elected to certain priestly colleges, but there were specific roles and tasks assigned only to women. In particular, we will examine the prestigious role of the Vestal Virgins.
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