I am writing treatises on augural, pontifical, and civil law.
Thus, the boundaries of Rome itself, of colonies and camps, were all marked out in accordance with the rules of augural procedure.
Between the heads are thyrsi or Bacchic rods entwined with ivy and vine shoots, and litui or augural wands used in taking omens.
Neither pontifical law nor augural science ever obtained credit outside of the Latin world.
The two main streets appear to follow some method of orientation connected with augural science.
The year of this letter has been inferred from the mention of Lentulus's augural banquet.
late 14c., "divination from the flight of birds," from Old French augure "divination, soothsaying, sorcery, enchantment," or directly from Latin augurium "divination, the observation and interpretation of omens" (see augur). Figurative sense of "omen, portent, indication" is from 1797 (also often in plural as auguries).