The Resource The ancient oracles : making the gods speak, Richard Stoneman

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
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
Cataloging source
JSTOR
Dewey number
292.3/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1765
LC item number
.S76 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The ancient oracles : making the gods speak, Richard Stoneman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-263) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
ocn884499385
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300172133
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
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32216385
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884499385
  • pebcs0300172133

Library Locations

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