By Sarah Iles Johnston

ISBN-10: 1405115726

ISBN-13: 9781405115728

ISBN-10: 1405115734

ISBN-13: 9781405115735

the 1st English-language survey of historical Greek divinatory equipment, Ancient Greek Divination deals a vast but special remedy of the earliest makes an attempt by means of historical Greeks to hunt the advice of the gods.

  • Offers in-depth discussions of oracles, wandering diviners, selfmade equipment of foretelling the long run, magical divinatory ideas, and lots more and plenty more
  • Illustrates how the examine of divination illuminates the mentalities of old Greek religions and societies

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