Oneirocritica

Oneirocritica
Author: Daldianus Artemidorus
Publsiher: Рипол Классик
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1603
Genre: History
ISBN: 9785875501838

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The Interpretation of Dreams

The Interpretation of Dreams
Author: Artemidorus (Daldianus.)
Publsiher: Original Books.
Total Pages: 352
Release: 1990
Genre: Dreams
ISBN: UVA:X002119817

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Oneirocritica Americana

Oneirocritica Americana
Author: Harry Bischoff Weiss
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 37
Release: 1944
Genre: Dream interpretation
ISBN: UOM:39015034715139

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An Ancient Dream Manual

An Ancient Dream Manual
Author: Peter Thonemann
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2020-01-16
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780192582010

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Artemidorus' Oneirocritica ('The Interpretation of Dreams') is the only dream-book which has been preserved from Graeco-Roman antiquity. Composed around AD 200, it comprises a treatise and manual on dreams, their classification, and the various analytical tools which should be applied to their interpretation, making Artemidorus both one of the earliest documented and arguably the single most important predecessor and precursor of Freud. Artemidorus travelled widely through Greece, Asia, and Italy to collect people's dreams and record their outcomes, in the process casting a vivid light on social mores and religious beliefs in the Severan age: this volume, published as a companion to the new translation of The Interpretation of Dreams by Martin Hammond in the Oxford World's Classics series, aims to provide the non-specialist reader with a readable and engaging road-map to this vast and complex text. It offers a detailed analysis of Artemidorus' theory of dreams and the social function of ancient dream-interpretation, while also aiming to foster an understanding of the ways in which Artemidorus might be of interest to the cultural or social historian of the Graeco-Roman world. Alongside chapters on Artemidorus' life, career, and world-view, it also provides valuable insights into his conceptions of the human body, sexuality, the natural world, and the gods; his attitudes towards Rome, the contemporary Greek polis, and the social order; and his knowledge of Greek literature, myth, and history. In addition, its accessible exploration of the differences and similarities between ancient traditions of dream-analysis and modern psychoanalytic approaches will make this volume of interest to anybody with an interest in the history of dreams and dream interpretation.

Artemidorus Oneirocritica

Artemidorus  Oneirocritica
Author: Daniel E. Harris-McCoy
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2012-09-27
Genre: History
ISBN: 0199593477

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Harris-McCoy offers a scholarly commentary, with translation and introduction, to Artemidorus' Oneirocritica, a treatise on dream-divination and interpretation. Providing insight into the ancient mind, he gives particular emphasis to the Oneirocritica's composition and construction, and intellectual and philosophical context.

Oral Transmission and the Dream Narratives of Matthew 1 2

Oral Transmission and the Dream Narratives of Matthew 1   2
Author: Alistair N. Shaw
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2019-10-10
Genre: Religion
ISBN: 9781532670367

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The first Gospel has traditionally been considered a very Jewish work. Recent scholarship has suggested some Hellenistic influence. The issue is explored in this work with attention focused on the dream narratives of the first two chapters. An investigation is carried out using a new methodology. The memory techniques used in an oral or semi-literate society are explored. A search is made for such techniques in Matthew and these are then compared with similar devices in a wide range of literature, Old Testament, contemporary Jewish, Greek and Roman. The intention is that literary practice should help to clarify the cultural setting in which Matthew functions. This is a work which will interest New Testament scholars with a focus on Gospel studies and oral transmission. It may also appeal to some classical scholars or those with a specialized interest in Josephus.

Hope in Ancient Literature History and Art

Hope in Ancient Literature  History  and Art
Author: George Kazantzidis,Dimos Spatharas
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 407
Release: 2018-07-09
Genre: History
ISBN: 9783110597103

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Although ancient hope has attracted much scholarly attention in the past, this is the first book-length discussion of the topic. The introduction offers a systematic discussion of the semantics of Greek elpis and Latin spes and addresses the difficult question of whether hope -ancient and modern- is an emotion. On the other hand, the 16 contributions deal with specific aspects of hope in Greek and Latin literature, history and art, including Pindar's poetry, Greek tragedy, Thucydides, Virgil's epic and Tacitus' Historiae. The volume also explores from a historical perspective the hopes of slaves in antiquity, the importance of hope for the enhancement of stereotypes about the barbarians, and the depiction of hope in visual culture, providing thereby a useful tool not only for classicist but also for philosophers, cultural historians and political scientists.

Dreams Healing and Medicine in Greece

Dreams  Healing  and Medicine in Greece
Author: Steven M. Oberhelman
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2016-05-13
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781317148067

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This volume centers on dreams in Greek medicine from the fifth-century B.C.E. Hippocratic Regimen down to the modern era. Medicine is here defined in a wider sense than just formal medical praxis, and includes non-formal medical healing methods such as folk pharmacopeia, religion, ’magical’ methods (e.g., amulets, exorcisms, and spells), and home remedies. This volume examines how in Greek culture dreams have played an integral part in formal and non-formal means of healing. The papers are organized into three major diachronic periods. The first group focuses on the classical Greek through late Roman Greek periods. Topics include dreams in the Hippocratic corpus; the cult of the god Asclepius and its healing centers, with their incubation and miracle dream-cures; dreams in the writings of Galen and other medical writers of the Roman Empire; and medical dreams in popular oneirocritic texts, especially the second-century C.E. dreambook by Artemidorus of Daldis, the most noted professional dream interpreter of antiquity. The second group of papers looks to the Christian Byzantine era, when dream incubation and dream healings were practised at churches and shrines, carried out by living and dead saints. Also discussed are dreams as a medical tool used by physicians in their hospital praxis and in the practical medical texts (iatrosophia) that they and laypeople consulted for the healing of disease. The final papers deal with dreams and healing in Greece from the Turkish period of Greece down to the current day in the Greek islands. The concluding chapter brings the book a full circle by discussing how modern psychotherapists and psychologists use Ascelpian dream-rituals on pilgrimages to Greece.