Ancient Greek Divination

Book Details

Author  Sarah Iles Johnston
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   August 18, 2008
ISBN  1405115734
Pages  208

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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

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