A Byzantine Book on Dream Interpretation: The Oneirocriticon of Achmet and Its Arabic Sources (Medieval Mediterranean #36) (Hardcover)

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This monograph compares the most important Byzantine work on dream interpretation with the 2nd-century A.D. Greek work of Artemidoros and five medieval Arabic dreambooks and demonstrates that it was based on Islamic Arabic sources adapted for Christian readers of Greek.

About the Author


Maria Mavroudi, Ph.D. (1998) in Byzantine Studies, Harvard University, specializes in cultural history focusing on bilingualism and the transmission of the occult sciences in the Greek and Arabic Middle Ages


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004120792
ISBN-10: 9004120793
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2002
Pages: 524
Language: English
Series: Medieval Mediterranean