fecial

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fecial

(ˈfiːʃəl)
n, adj
a variant spelling of fetial
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95) It is not immediately clear why Bellenden has chosen to translate Livy's 'sagmina' (that is, the bundle of grass carried by the feciales representing their diplomatic immunity) as 'verbane', a Scotticised version of verbena (a branch used for religious and medicinal purposes).
99) 'Servius says that Verbena strictly speaking is the sacred grass taken from a sacred place on the capitol with which the feciales and paterpatratus were crowned when they were going to make treaties or declare war'.