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Flashcards in Stages 23-24 Culture Deck (23):
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Promises or offerings

Vota

1

A protecting spirit

Genius

2

Priests who based predictions on flight of birds

Augures

3

Surface of a road

Pavimentum

4

Household gods

Penates

5

Embankment of earth

Agger

6

Household shrine, place for family worship

Lararium

7

Posting stations

Mutationes

8

Maps for travelers

Itineraria

9

Rest houses

Mansiones

10

Chief priest

Pontifex maximus

11

Roman roads

Viae romanae

12

Goddess of hearth and home

Vesta

13

Government warrant that entitled bearer to fresh horses

Diploma

14

Omens

Omina

15

Innkeepers

Caupones

16

Curse tablet

Defixio

17

Term for curvature of a road surface

Camber

18

Head of the household

Paterfamilias

19

An imperial post

Cursus publicus

20

Liver-looker

Haruspex

21

Spirits or divinities

Numina

22

Instrument used to achieve a straight line when building a road

Groma