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Oracles, Curses, and Risk among the Ancient Greeks

Oracles, Curses, and Risk among the Ancient Greeks( )
Author: Eidinow, Esther
ISBN:978-0-19-966066-7
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $83.00
Book Description:

This book is a study of the question tablets from the oracle at Dodona and binding-curse tablets from across the ancient Greek world, These tablets reveal the hopes and anxieties of ordinary people, and help us to understand some of the ways in which they managed risk and uncertainty in their daily lives.

Book Details
Pages:536
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Ancient
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Body, Mind & Spirit / Occultism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.087 x 1.166 Inches
Book Weight:1.76 Pounds



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