the haruspex who warned Caesar to beware of the Ides of March.
It is related that, as Caesar was going to the senate-house on the fatal day, he said to Spurinna in jest, " Well, the Ides of March are come," upon which the seer replied, " Yes, they are come, but they are not past." (V. Max. 8.11.2
; Suet. Caes. 81 ;
Plut. Caes. 63 ;
comp. Cic. de Div.
1.52, ad Fam.