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  • The figure of an Etruscan augur holding a liver in his hand as his trade-mark (Korte, ib.
  • As closely connected with religious life, he was an augur and seer; practised magical arts, especially astrology; founded or rendered accessible many important cults, such as those of Apollo and Dionysus; instituted mystic rites, both public and private; prescribed initiatory and purificatory ritual.
  • - The rise of the order of prophets, who gradually emerged out of and became distinct from the old Hebrew " seer " or augur (r Sam.
  • ATTUS NAVIUS, in Roman legendary history, a famous augur during the reign of Tarquinius Priscus.
  • He was augur for fifty-five years and wrote a work on the science of divination.

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