Dreams in Late Antiquity: Studies in the Imagination of a Culture

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Dream interpretation was a prominent feature of the intellectual and imaginative world of late antiquity, for martyrs and magicians, philosophers and theologians, polytheists and monotheists alike. Finding it difficult to account for the prevalence of dream-divination, modern scholarship has often condemned it as a cultural weakness, a mass lapse into mere superstition. In this book, Patricia Cox Miller draws on pagan, Jewish, and Christian sources and modern semiotic theory to demonstrate the integral importance of dreams ...

Dreams in Late Antiquity: Studies in the Imagination of a Culture 1998, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691058351

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Dreams in Late Antiquity: Studies in the Imagination of a Culture 1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691074221

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