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date: 08 March 2021

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Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

Indispensable adjunct of sacrifice in ancient religion.The chief type was the raised bōmos, on which a wood fire was lit for the cremation of the victim's thigh‐bones and spit‐roasting of the entrails; ... ...

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