David Macaulay: Roman City: Omens in the Woods
00:36:20 - 00:36:56
History → Ancient Rome → Roman Religion
A group of Romans traveling through a dark wood hesitant when they experience a thunderstorm with a cloudless sky and black birds circling in the wrong direction. This clip shows Roman proclivities towards omen and superstition.
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What does the Roman mean by portends?
Why do they turn back?
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