Drawing evidence from a range of sources, this volume examines the science of prediction in the ancient world, contrasting the techniques and traditions of divination in classical Greece, Rome and ancient China.
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The extraordinary discovery of the Underworld of the ancient GreeksAbout the Author:
Robert Temple is the author of The Sirius Mystery, a bestseller in many countries. He is also the author of China: Land of Discovery and Invention, and a translator of the epic Gilgamesh, which was staged at the Royal National Theatre to critical acclaim, and the recent Penguin Classic edition of Aesop’s Fables. He is also a television producer, whose credits include Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation. His most recent book The Crystal Sun was published by Century in 2000, revealing a science of optics and sophisticated technology that was widespread in ancient times
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Book Description Rider, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091535107
Book Description Rider. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0091535107 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0038635