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The ancient oracles : making the gods speak, Richard Stoneman

Label
The ancient oracles : making the gods speak
Title
The ancient oracles
Title remainder
making the gods speak
Statement of responsibility
Richard Stoneman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For more than a thousand years, Greeks from all walks of life consulted oracles for guidance received directly from the gods. This colorful and wide-ranging survey encompasses the entire history of Greek oracles and focuses fresh attention on philosophical, psychological, and anthropological aspects of oracular consultation
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stoneman, Richard
Dewey number
292.3/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BF1765
LC item number
.S76 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oracles, Greek
  • Divination
  • Greece
  • Divination
  • Oracles, Greek
  • Religion
  • Greece
  • Orakels
  • Orakel
  • Spådomskonst
  • Grekisk religion
Label
The ancient oracles : making the gods speak, Richard Stoneman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-263) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why did the Greeks consult oracles? -- Possession or policy?: the case of Delphi -- The riddles of the Pythia -- From Egypt to Dodona -- The gods, the heroes and the dead -- The oracle coast: sibyls and prophets of Asia Minor -- Dreams and healing -- Dicing for destiny -- Foreknowledge, fate and philosophy -- Sceptics, frauds and fakes -- New questions for the oracles: Platonism and theology -- 'Ecstatic predictions of woe': the Sibylline oracles -- Silencing the oracles
Control code
884499385
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300172133
Lccn
2010034993
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5q9svq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884499385
Label
The ancient oracles : making the gods speak, Richard Stoneman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-263) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why did the Greeks consult oracles? -- Possession or policy?: the case of Delphi -- The riddles of the Pythia -- From Egypt to Dodona -- The gods, the heroes and the dead -- The oracle coast: sibyls and prophets of Asia Minor -- Dreams and healing -- Dicing for destiny -- Foreknowledge, fate and philosophy -- Sceptics, frauds and fakes -- New questions for the oracles: Platonism and theology -- 'Ecstatic predictions of woe': the Sibylline oracles -- Silencing the oracles
Control code
884499385
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300172133
Lccn
2010034993
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5q9svq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884499385

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