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Socrates and the Sortes Homericae

The Classical world knew various methods of determining the future, such as by observing the flight patterns of birds or—yet further away—by making note of the positions of the sun, moon, and planets (πλανῆται ‘wandering ’ < πλανάομαι ‘be led astray’) relative to the fixed stars. 657 more words


Where have I been hiding?

“…you find your genius by looking in the mirror of your life. Your visible image shows your inner truth, so when you’re estimating others, what you see is what you get. 392 more words


Bibliomancy with Grimm's Fairy Tales

the Clarene’s laid claim to fairy tale compilations and I heartily agree to adopt this headcanon. However, I haven’t felt like doing a cover-to-cover read of my copy of the Grimm fairy tales, to gather familiar symbolism and maybe spark some insight. 573 more words

Obstruction #11: Bibliomancy

Based on our experience at the Poetry Library and our wandering between books while flip them open and notice the best sentences and lines, Ron gave us an obstruction that was based on Tweets by poet and fiction writer… 881 more words


The Mini-est of Breaks, Part I: Hurtful Books

Knowing that if they do not seize the opportunity to go now they will not get to go anywhere until the holidays, the humans have gathered up the blue-haired god-daughter and set out for the Big City to the South.  346 more words


What Is Bibliomancy?

Question: “What is bibliomancy?”

Answer: Bibliomancy is the practice of divination by means of a book. Generally speaking, bibliomancy involves turning to a random page in a sacred book in order to find the answer to a question posed. 316 more words


Angelic Mistakes

I’ve…probably just spent a good two hours looking around on the Reader.  It seems that the lifespan of a blog here is not all that long; though I’m following many people, those people tend to wander off; sometimes to return, sometimes not. 1,869 more words