Table of contents for Oracles of the dead : ancient techniques for predicting the future / Robert Temple.

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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Appendix 1: A Hitherto Unpublished	 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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Divination -- History.
Oracles -- History.