). A sacrifice offered to Zeus and
Athené by the Spartan kings on passing the frontier of Laconia in command of an
army (Rep. Lac.
13.2 foll.). If the victims were unfavourable they disbanded
the army and returned home (Thuc. v. 54, 55Thuc. 116
). We also find διαβατήρια
offered by a
Roman general in passing a swollen river (Lucull.