Rome Sacrifice

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  • Sacrifice
    • First would agree an appointed time with the priest of the temple
      • Would then go to the market to buy a perfect animal with no blemishes
        • The sacrificer would wear his best toga
          • He would tie ribbons to the animal's horns and tail and would lead it to the street
            • IF IT DIDN'T GO WILLINGLY
              • Would then go to the market to buy a perfect animal with no blemishes
                • The sacrificer would wear his best toga
                  • He would tie ribbons to the animal's horns and tail and would lead it to the street
                    • IF IT DIDN'T GO WILLINGLY
                      • IF IT DID GO WILLINGLY
                        • Ceremony took place on altar and was overseen by a priest who covered himself in his toga
                          • The animal's head was sprinkled with wine and mola salsa during the priest's prayer
                            • The animal was stunned by a hammer blow and then its throat was cut.
                              • The animal was disembowelled and its innards inspected by a soothsayer
                                • IF INNARDS ARE IMPERFECT
                                  • IF INNARDS AREN'T MISCOLOURED OR MISSHAPEN
                                    • Innards burnt on a fire as an offering to the gods. The rest of the meat is then cooked and eaten at a feast
                • IF IT DID GO WILLINGLY
                  • Ceremony took place on altar and was overseen by a priest who covered himself in his toga
                    • The animal's head was sprinkled with wine and mola salsa during the priest's prayer
                      • The animal was stunned by a hammer blow and then its throat was cut.
                        • The animal was disembowelled and its innards inspected by a soothsayer
                          • IF INNARDS ARE IMPERFECT
                            • IF INNARDS AREN'T MISCOLOURED OR MISSHAPEN
                              • Innards burnt on a fire as an offering to the gods. The rest of the meat is then cooked and eaten at a feast

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