Rex SacrorumThe priest performing the religious duties of the king Roman Religion and Mythology / Lexicon
The office of Rex Sacrorum was created to continue the religious duties of the kings, after the expulsion of the last king in 510 BCE.
The title means "King of Sacred Things" and means the offices encompassed only the religious part of kingship.
The rex sacrorum was appointed by the Pontifex Maximus, the leading priest of the Roman state religion.
- Flamines - The flamines were the most important Roman priests (Roman Religion and Mythology, Lexicon)
- Domus Publica - The official residence of the Rex Sacrorum on the Via Sacra (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
- Forum Romanum - The Roman Forum was the political and religious centre in ancient Rome (Rome, Italy)
- Pontifex maximus - The high priests of ancient Roman religion (Roman Religion and Mythology, Lexicon)
- Regia - The house of the Roman kings and later the Pontifex Maximus (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
- Via Sacra - The sacred procession road through the Forum Romanum (Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy)
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