quaestor, -oris m.
Quaestor; this title is in apposition to Caesar, the unnamed subject of the main verb. Holders of this magistracy administered the finances of the state treasury and served in various capacities in the provinces; as Quaestor, Caesar became eligible for membership in the Senate when a seat was available.
amita, -ae f.
defunctus, -a, -um
deceased; it modifies both amitam and uxorem.
e(x) more: according to
pro preposition + ablative
in front of.
rostrum, -i n.
the speaker's platform in the Roman Forum.
laudatio, -onis f.
speech of praise, eulogy.
uterque, utraque, utrumque
each of two, on each side, both.
origo, -inis f.
refero, -ferre, -tuli, -latum
refer to; trace back to; recall.
ortus, -a, -um
born; is descended; supply est.
maternus, -a, -um
maternal; on the mother's side
paternus, -a, -um
paternal; on the father's side.
coniunctus, -a, -um
joined, connected with.
Ancus Marcius: the fourth king of Rome
Marcius Rex: a noble family of Rome;
their daughters were named Marcia.
Iulii: the Julians; understand
gens, gentis f.
family, people, race, tribe.
sanctitas, -atis f.
inviolability; sanctity; sacredness; a term applied to certain Roman magisterial offices.
polleo, -ere, __, __
be strong, mighty, powerful.
caerimonia, -ae f.
sacredness, veneration; this term has reference to the deity and religious rites.
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