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Sarah Iles Johnston's Ancient Greek Divination (Blackwell Ancient Religions) PDF

By Sarah Iles Johnston

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

  • Offers in-depth discussions of oracles, wandering diviners, selfmade tools of foretelling the longer term, magical divinatory ideas, and masses more
  • Illustrates how the examine of divination illuminates the mentalities of historical Greek religions and societies

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