sacrifice

General - An offering to god on an altar: to make an offering to god. Where the sacrifice involved animals, some were considered appropriate to particular deities. Some instances are: ass = Priapus dog = Hecate.Ilithyia horse = Poseidon red dog = Robigus In some cases of human sacrifice, scapegoats were used to bear the sins of the real culprits. Also commonly identified as sacrifice.

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