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    DescriptionRanging from Abai to Zeleia, from massive temples in Egypt to modest tombs in Turkey, oracles were a major feature of the religions of many ancient cultures until their demise under the Christian Roman emperors. This work is a guide to all the known oracles of the ancient world. The greater part of it is devoted to an alphabetical listing providing details of nearly 300 sites in more than 25 countries where oracles of one kind or another functioned in antiquity. The text is extensively cross-referenced and illustrated, and supplemented by indexes, a glossary, and a substantial introduction.


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    Title
    The Oracles of the Ancient World
    Subtitle
    A Complete Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Trevor Curnow
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 535 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715631942
    ISBN 10: 0715631942
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRKP
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    BIC subject category V2: HRLF
    B&T General Subject: 590
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/TURKEY
    BISAC V2.8: TRV015010, TRV015030
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDA
    DC22: 292.32
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: OCC016000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BF1761 .C87 2004
    Thema V1.0: QRVJ1, QRS
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    01 April 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Trevor Curnow is a lecturer at St Martin's College, Lancaster. His previous publications include Wisdom, Intuition and Ethics (1999) and Thinking through Dialogue (2001).