a priestess of Velia. In B. C. 98, the praetor urbanus C. Valerius Flaccus, in pursuance of a decree of the senate, brought a bill before the people, that Calliphana should be made a Roman citizen.
This was done before the Velienses obtained the Roman franchise, and for the purpose of enabling the priestess of a foreign divinity at Rome to perform sacrifices on behalf of Romans also. (Cic. pro Balb.