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  • The Aeginetans at first contented themselves with sending the images of the Aeacidae, the tutelary heroes of their island.
  • The object of certain sacrifices is to provide a tutelary deity of a house, town or frontier.
  • (b) In parts of North America the nagual or manitu animal, of which the Indian dreams during the initiation fast and which is to be his tutelary spirit, is killed with certain rites.
  • If Assyria finally overthrew Israel and carried off Yahweh's shrine, Assur (Asur), the tutelary deity of Assyria, was mightier than Yahweh.
  • (b) One of the primary meanings of csai,ucav is that of genius or familiar, tutelary spirit; according to Hesiod the men of the golden race became after death guardians or watchers over mortals.

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