Dreambooks in Byzantium: Six Oneirocritica in Translation, with Commentary and Introduction
It was agreed in the ancient and medieval worlds that dreams could unlock the future - all that the dreamer needed was a dream key manual. A number of dreambooks (in Greek, oneirocritica) were written during the early and later periods of Byzantium.
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The Art of Interpreting Dreams
The Cultural Historical and Social Background
The Oneirocriticon of Daniel The Dreambook of the Holy Prophet Daniel with the Help of Holy God according to the Alphabet
The Oneirocriticon of Nicephorus The Dreambook of Nicephorus Patriarch of Constantinople
The Oneirocriticon of Astrampsychus
The Oneirocriticon of Germanus The Dreambook of Germanus Patriarch of Constantinople
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