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Contents List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Preface 0 Abbreviations 0 1. Problems, Methods, and Sources 00 2. Who is a Seer? 00 3. The Role and Image of the Seer 00 4. Divination as a System of Knowledge and Belief 00 5. Disbelief and Skepticism about Seers: Is the Best Seer the One Who Guesses Well? 00 6. A Dangerous Profession: The Seer in Warfare 00 7. The Art of the Consultation 00 8. Not just a Man's Profession: The Female Seer 00 9. Conclusion 00 Bibliography 000 General Index 000 Index Locorum 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Prophets -- Greece.
Divination -- Greece.
Greece -- Religious life and customs.