Notes to Suetonius Vita Iulii. 6

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.
paternal aunt.

defunctus, -a, -um
deceased; it modifies both amitam and uxorem.

e(x) more: according to custom

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.
origin; ancestor.

refero, -ferre, -tuli, -latum
refer to; trace back to; recall.

genus, -eris
descent, birth.

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.

immortalis, -e

coniunctus, -a, -um
joined, connected with.

Ancus Marcius: the fourth king of Rome (640-616 BCE)

Marcius Rex: a noble family of Rome; their daughters were named Marcia.

Iulii: the Julians; understand sunt.

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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