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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Extispices

(Lat. exta, entrails, and specio, to look), a name sometimes given to the ancient haruspices (q.v.), because it was their duty carefully to examine the entrails of the victims offered in sacrifice.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Extispices'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/e/extispices.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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