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Contents Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction Part One: The Western Traditions 1 Discovery of the Underworld 2 The Descent into Hell 3 The Oracular Establishments 4 Signs 5 Portents 6 Divination by Entrails Part Two: The Chinese Traditions 7 The Book of Change 8 The Oracle Bones 9 The Oracular Hexagonal Lattice 10 Higher-Order Events Appendix 1: A Hitherto Unpublished Seventeenth-Century Account of the Area of the Baian Oracle Appendix 2: Fables, Riddles, and Mysteries of Delphi Appendix 3: An Anatomical Verification of the Reading of a Term in Extispicy Appendix 4: A Table of Binary Numbers Converted into Decimal Numbers Notes Index
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Divination -- History.
Oracles -- History.