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Re: Loopers-Delight-d Digest V01 #437

Richard Zvonar wrote:

"Divining omens from the flight of birds wasn't specific to Tiresias,
though he probably served as a model for those who came later
(according to some, Tiresias was a contemporary of Cadmus and
therefore was late Bronze Age). Our own word "auspices" comes from
the Latin "avem specere" = "to see the bird."

Is there anything that you don't know, Richard?

  You blow me away and I say that without a trace of post modern irony and
with a ton of respect............  Loop.pooL Rick