Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks

Author(s): 
Eidinow, Esther
ISBN: 
9780199660667
Date published: 
November 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£40.00

This book is a study of the question tablets from the oracle at Dodona and binding-curse tablets from across the ancient Greek world, These tablets reveal the hopes and anxieties of ordinary people, and help us to understand some of the ways in which they managed risk and uncertainty in their daily lives.