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postĭlĭo , ōnis, f. postulo; cf. consilium from consulo. Relig. t. t.,
I.a claim of a god upon men, a demand for the fulfilment of a forgotten sacrifice (cf. postulatio, with which it is confounded in many MSS. and edd.; “mostly ante- and post-class.): de re scriptum est, postiliones esse Jovi, Saturno, Neptuno, Telluri, dis caelestibus,Cic. Har. Resp. 10, 20: “eodem ostento Telluri postilio deberi dicitur,id. ib. 14, 31: “deum Manium postilionem postulare,Varr. L. L. 5, § 148 Müll.: “in caeremoniis vestris postulionibus locus est,Arn. 4, 148.
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