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Definition: Haruspicy was the method the Etruscans used to read entrails of animal sacrifices in order to predict the future. The person performing the haruspicy was called a Haruspex. Tagetes is credited with teaching the Etruscans the art of haruspicy.

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[ URL = www.isa.it/tuscia/english/history/etrus6.htm ] Tuscia
The Art of Haruspicy An article on the Etruscan art, with charts.

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