Ancient Greek Divination - Sarah Johnston Iles

Автор: Sarah Johnston Iles
Издательство: John Wiley & Sons Limited
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Жанр произведения: Историческая литература
Год издания: 0
isbn: 9781444303001

The first English-language survey of ancient Greek divinatory methods, Ancient Greek Divination offers a broad yet detailed treatment of the earliest attempts by ancient Greeks to seek the counsel of the gods. Offers in-depth discussions of oracles, wandering diviners, do-it-yourself methods of foretelling the future, magical divinatory techniques, and much more Illustrates how the study of divination illuminates the mentalities of ancient Greek religions and societies