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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Knighthood, Orders of

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(Greek: kapnos, smoke; manteia, divination)

Divination by the ascent or motion of smoke. This custom, started in early Greece, was considered a favorable omen if the smoke from burned incense or in connection with a sacrifice rose vertically.

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Entry for 'Knighthood, Orders of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/k/knighthood-orders-of.html. 1910.

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