Oracular consultation, fate and the concept of the individual

Eidinow, Esther (2013) Oracular consultation, fate and the concept of the individual. In: Divination in the Ancient World: Religious Options and the Individual. Potsdamer altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge (46). Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 21-39. ISBN 9783515106290

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Abstract

This chapter examines the significance of the conception of the self for our understanding of the ritual practice of oracular consultation in ancient Greece, focusing primarily on the evidence of the question tablets from the sanctuary at Dodona, augmented by related literary material for oracular consultation.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of Classics
Depositing User: Eidinow, Esther
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2015 12:48
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2016 00:56
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/28217

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