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pontifex maximus 
the chief high priest of the College of Pontiffs in ancient Rome, open only to patricians until 254 BCE, when a plebeian first occupied this post; gradually became politicized until, beginning with Augustus, it was subsumed into the Imperial office
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Instance of high priest (ancient Rome),
position
Subclass of Ancient Roman priest
Category contains human
Locationancient Rome
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