San Diego Independent Scholars

April SDIS NEWS

Man Proposes — The Gods Dispose

Seers and Oracles in Ancient Greece

In almost all cultures, both ancient and modern, people have sought to end uncertainty about the future by reaching beyond this world to the next. In ancient Greece there were institutions designed to contact the gods. These institutions often had a prestige that enabled them to appeal to an international audience and to influence decisions, not only on a state level but also on a personal one.  Prof. Michael Sage, an historian of Greece and Rome, will tell us about seers and oracles in ancient Greece.

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