Fratres Arvales

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Fratres Arvales
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Arvales Fratres
Arval Brothers
Frères Arvales
Arval Brethren
Arval Brotherhood
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Vol 1 , 1870 p. 138: "Arvales Fratres...."
Brill's New Pauly: "Arvales Fratres, The Roman fraternity of the Arvales fratres (AF) consisted of twelve priests of senatorial rank who were co-opted to their office for life. ....After the sacrifice the priests recited an ancient carmen with a three-beat rhythm (tripudium), the text of which is extant (Carmen Arvale)." from Scheid, John (Paris). "Arvales fratres." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2008. Brill Online.
Oxford classical dict., 1970 (Fratres Arvales
ancient priestly college in Rome
known from substantial remains of the their records, Acta Fratrum Arvalium)
Der kleine Pauly, 1964 (Arvales Fratres)
Encyc. Brit., c1984 (Arval Brothers
Latin: Fratres Arvales, or Brothers of the Field)
LC database, 9-16-94 (hdg.: Fratres Arvales
usage: Frères Arvales
Arval Brethren)
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Carmen Arvale