One of the branches of augury practiced in ancient Rome which dealt with signs derived from animals.
Capricorn, the Goat
December 22 - January 19
People who are born under the sign of Capricorn are practical, self-reliant and tenacious.
The goat shall bear Lev. XVI. 22
Wash me Psalm. LI. 4
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The Goat Foot God
This book is Fortune's strongest assertion that Magical orders are irrelevant: as, in the course of the story, ...
The goat is both a phallic symbol and also an emblem of courage or aspiration because of its surefootedness and ability to scale the loftiest peaks. To the alchemists the goat's head was the symbol of sulphur.
* i.e. a young goat. For the sigil, compare with version in the Hebrew Key of Solomon (Mafteah Shelomoh):
An Oration to be said, when the Vesture is put on.
The Greek for 'she-goat', but in Greek mythology the Chimaera was a fire breathing female creature with the body of a lion, a goat's head emerging from her back, and a serpent as her tail.
CAPRICORN Capricorn, the goat, is not a goat at all as we know that animal, but part fish and part goat.
People born under the year of the Goat/Sheep tend to take on the role of the " good Samaritan". The Sheep is the most feminine sign of all of the Chinese animals.
Capricorn, the goat-fish, the knees. Aquarius, the water-pourer, the legs and ankles. Pisces, the fish, the feet and toes. It is easy to understand from this, how certain diseases also came to be associated with the signs.
The horn of the Doubt-Goat be exalted Dive deeper, ever deeper, into the Abyss of Mind, until thou unearth the fox THAT. On, hounds! Yoicks! Tally-ho! Bring THAT to bay! Then, wind the Mort! ...
The stewards wear and carry the cornucopia which is a representation of the horn of the goat which, in legend, suckled the infant Jupiter.
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Some truly believe this figure, usually shown seated, with the head of a goat, the breasts of a woman and the phallus of a man, was in fact worshipped by the Templars.
My instinct told me that Blake was right in saying: "The lust of the goat is the glory of God." But I lacked the courage to admit it.
CEPHALOMANCY refers to divination with the skull or head of a donkey or goat.
CERAUNOSCOPY seeks to draw omens from the study of thunder and lightning.
CEROSCOPY, CEROMANCY is a form of fortune telling in which melted was is poured into cold water.
One day, Hissas sold us a kid goat with camel milk. The crew took this opportunity "to dedicate" the ship.
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See also: World, Spirit, Death, Magic, Light