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Tephramancy vs. Altar — What's the Difference?

Tephramancy vs. Altar

Difference Between Tephramancy and Altar

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Tephramancy

Divination by the ashes of an altar on which a victim has been sacrificed.
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Altar

An altar is a structure with an upper surface for the presentation of religious offerings, for sacrifices, or for other ritualistic purposes. Altars are found at shrines, temples, churches and other places of worship.
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Tephramancy

Divination by the ashes of the altar on which a victim had been consumed in sacrifice.
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Altar

An elevated place or structure before which religious ceremonies may be enacted or upon which sacrifices may be offered.
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Altar

A structure, typically a table, before which the divine offices are recited and upon which the Eucharist is celebrated in Christian churches.
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Altar

A table or similar flat-topped structure used for religious rites.
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Altar

(informal) A raised area around an altar in a church; the sanctuary.
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Altar

(figurative) Any (real or notional) place where something is worshipped or sacrificed to.
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Altar

A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity.
Noah builded an altar unto the Lord.
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Altar

In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table.
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Altar

The table in Christian churches where communion is given
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Altar

A raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
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