Search for dissertations about: "Sortes Vergilianae"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Sortes Vergilianae.

  1. 1. The Sortes Vergilianae : A Philological Study

    Author : Moa Ekbom; Maria Plaza; Diederik W.P. Burgersdijk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Virgil reception; Historia Augusta; Virgil in the Historia Augusta; bibliomancy; cento; Augustine; Hadrian; Pescennius Niger; Clodius Albinus; Alexander Severus; Claudius Gothicus; Sortes Vergilianae; Sortes Homericae; Sortes Biblicae; Latin; Latin;

    Abstract : This study discusses the sortes Vergilianae, which are commonly defined as a form of ancient divination practiced by randomly finding a verse in a volume of Virgil. The practice of sortes Vergilianae has been described as widespread in antiquity. READ MORE