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date: 07 December 2022

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  • J. Linderski

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Augurium salutis, an augural inquiry as to whether it was permissible (for the magistrates) to pray for the safety of the people. This (annual) prayer could be said only on a day free of all wars. It was attempted in 63 bce, and revived by Augustus (Cass. Dio 37. 24–5, 51. 20. 5; Cic. Div.

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  • Roman Myth and Religion

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