Lustrum

Lustrum

Origin: L. Cf. 2d & 3d Luster.

a lustration or purification, especially the purification of the whole roman people, which was made by the censors once in five years. Hence: a period of five years.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 839 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link