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Subject: name origin
Author: augusto   (guest)
Date: September 18, 2003 at 4:02:53 AM
I find the ethimology of my name rather general and not precise.
Will you please take note that my name has an Etruscan source, and means "the one who has been sacred to the auguri".
"Auguri" or "auruspices" were the sacred etruscan priests reading the future in the animal's liver or in the bird's flight, and those priests were regarded as particularly important from the Roman conquerors.
So, because one has to pay respect and worship to somebody whose existance has been sacred to those holy priest, there it comes the latter meaning.

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