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In Ancient Greek sacrifice, the priest poured water onto the head of the animal to make it nod. This was important as the animal had to be seen to agree to the sacrifice.

In Ancient Greek sacrifice, the priest poured water onto the head of the animal to make it nod. This was important as the animal had to be seen to agree to the sacrifice.
James Felton @JimMFelton

The classic head waggle of a very remorseful man

12 progressively challenging Livy Unseens.

- reprinted from the excellent "A progressive course of Latin unseens" by H.A. Henderson and C.W. Baty (1929)

https://www.classicstuition.com/latin/a-level-latin/a-level-latin-livy-unseens/

"neque decemviralis potestas ultra biennium... non Cinnae, non Sullae longa dominatio"

"The power of the decemvirs did not last beyond two years... despotism was short-lived, both for Cinna and for Sulla"

Tacitus, Annals 1.1

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