Definition: Distyle, Pelta, Aspergillum, Augur, Flamen

Words you need to know to prepare for a sacrifice. 😉

 

Distyle

A building that has a porch supported by two columns

 

Pelta

A small shield used in art or decoration, especially elliptical or crescent-shaped

 

Aspergillum

An implement for sprinkling holy water (ball or brush on end of stick)

 

Augur

Curved wand of a religious official

 

Flamen

Priest of the ancient Roman religion who was assigned to one of fifteen deities with official cults during the Roman Republic

 

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