THUNDERBOLTS
   The study of the placing of thunderbolts (particularly in the sky) and interpretation of their meaning was a central part of the disciplina etrusca and more specifically the Libri Fulgurales. The late textual sources record a complex typology of meaning based on pigment, trajectory, and other criteria, accompanied by rituals performed by the augurs (or ritual specialists).

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