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Published: 16 January 2020

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198843825

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An Ancient Dream Manual

Artemidorus' The Interpretation of Dreams

Peter Thonemann

  • Offers the first extended treatment in English of a much-neglected author and an important text for ancient social history
  • Serves as an engaging introduction to the history of dreams and dream-interpretation in Greco-Roman antiquity
  • Draws comparisons between ancient traditions of dream-analysis and modern psychoanalytic approaches
  • Requires no prior knowledge of ancient languages, history, or institutions, ensuring accessibility to non-specialist readers interested in dreams and dream-analysis more generally