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Augustālis , e, adj.,
I.relating to the emperor Augusius, of Augustus, Augustan: ludi (or AVGVSTALIA in the Calendar in Inscr. Orell. II. p. 411), celebrated on the 12th of October, in commemoration of the day on which Augustus returned to Rome, Tao. A. 1, 15 and 54: “sodales,a college of twenty-five priests instituted in honor of Augustus, after his death, by Tiberius, Tac. A. 1, 54; 3, 64; Suet. Claud. 6; id. Galb. 8; “called also sacerdotes,Tac. A. 2, 83; and absol.: “Augustaies,id. ib. 3, 64; id. H. 2, 95; Inscr. Orell. 610. In the municipal cities and colonies there were such colleges of priests of Augustus, composed of six men, called Seviri Augustales, Petr. 30, 2; cf. Inscr. Orell. II. p. 197 sq.The prefect of Egypt was called Praefectus Augustalis, Dig. 1, 17; cf. Tac. A. 12, 60; and: “vir spectabilis Augustalis, Cod. 10, 31, 57 and 59.— Augustales milites,those added by Augustus, Veg. Mil. 2, 7.
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