Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Classical Dictionary. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 09 December 2022



  • Herbert Jennings Rose
  •  and Simon Price


Camillus, fem. camilla, the ancient name for acolytes in Roman cult; the normal term was pueri et puellae ingenui patrimi matrimique. They might be the children of the officiant, but must, as the phrase states, be below the age of puberty, be free-born, and have both parents alive.


  • Roman Myth and Religion

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription