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aedituus

Aedituus (older form, aeditumnus), the keeper or sacristan of a consecrated building in Rome (aedes sacra). The word was applied to a wide range of officials, including both men of high rank charged with control of the building and those who carried out the lowly tasks of cleaning etc.

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G. Wissowa, Religion und Kultus d. Römer, 2nd edn. (1912) 476–477.Find this resource:

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