C1738

The Division of the Heavens for observing Auguries.

Artist:

Nathaniel Hooke (1690 - 1763)

The augur was a priest and official in the classical world, especially ancient Rome and Etruria. His main role was to interpret the will of the gods by studying the flight of the birds. The ceremony and function of the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Division of the Heavens for observing Auguries.

Date:

C1738

Artist:

Nathaniel Hooke (1690 - 1763)

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160mm 
x 270mm
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The Division of the Heavens for observing Auguries. - Antique Print from 1738

Genuine antique
dated:

1738

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The augur was a priest and official in the classical world, especially ancient Rome and Etruria. His main role was to interpret the will of the gods by studying the flight of the birds. The ceremony and function of the augur was central to any major undertaking in Roman society&#8212public or private&#8212including matters of war, commerce, and religion. source wikipedia.

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