Journals Higher Education



24 November 2007

536 Pages | 6 illus.

ISBN: 9780199277780

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Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks

Esther Eidinow

  • Provides a novel explanation for the bewildering "magical" activities of the ancient world
  • A fascinating record of the hopes and fears of ordinary Greek men and women about the future
  • Written for non-specialists, and all Greek translated