wīglung

wīglung, f.n: divination, soothsaying, sorcery, augury. (WEE-glung / ˈwiː-glʌŋ)

Medieval manuscript illustration of two men riding horses and looking around, with two flocks of birds above them flying in opposite directions.
Romulus and Remus using the flight of certain types of birds to determine where to found the city of Rome. France, c. 1390-1400. J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XIII 3, leaf 4. [blogs.getty.edu]

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