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Hepatoscopy
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hepatoscopy
Hepatoscopy A method of divination performed by examining the liver of a freshly-killed animal.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hepatoscopy
HEPATOSCOPY. From the genitive hēpatos of Gr. hēpar, “liver,” and skopeo, “to look at” This was divination based on the examination of the liver of a slain animal. It was a widespread custom among the Babylonians, Greeks, and Romans by which pagan priests ascertained guidance and prognostication. The
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