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The Seer in Ancient Greece

Format Post in History BY Michael Flower

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The Seer in Ancient Greece Michael Flower is available to download <table><tr><td colspan="2"><strong style="font-size:1.This material is available do download at niSearch.com on Michael Flower's eBooks, 2em;">The Seer in Ancient Greece</strong><br/>Michael Flower</td></tr> <tr> <td><b>Type:</b></td> <td>eBook</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Released:</b></td> <td>2008</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Publisher:</b></td> <td>University of California Press</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Page Count:</b></td> <td>330</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Format:</b></td> <td>pdf</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Language:</b></td> <td>English</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>ISBN-10:</b></td> <td>0520252292</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>ISBN-13:</b></td> <td>9780520252295</td> </tr> </table> The seer (mantis), an expert in the art of divination, operated in ancient Greek society through a combination of charismatic inspiration and diverse skills ranging from examining the livers of sacrificed animals to spirit possession.The Seer in Ancient ... Textbook Unlike the palm readers and mediums who exist on the fringe of modern society, many seers were highly paid, well respected, educated members of the elite who played an essential role in the conduct of daily life, political decisions, and military campaigns. Armies, for example, never went anywhere without one. This engaging book, the only comprehensive study of this fascinating figure, enters into the socioreligious world of ancient Greece to explore what seers did, why they were so widely employed, and how their craft served as a viable and useful social practice.

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