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Published: 02 March 2020

416 Pages | 3 maps

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198797951

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The Interpretation of Dreams

Artemidorus and Edited by Peter Thonemann
Martin Hammond

Oxford World's Classics

  • The only dream-book which has been preserved from classical antiquity
  • Provides an engaging introduction to the history of dreams and dream-interpretation in Greco-Roman antiquity
  • Explanatory Notes elucidate meaning, allusions, and Artemidorus' arguments
  • In the post-Freudian age we once again see dreams as potentially significant, but now as revelations of the psyche rather than the future: for the ancients, and Artemidorus, their presumed significance was mainly predictive, and sometimes prescriptive