The Greek Myths - Chapter 11, Sisyphus Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, Sisyphus Summary and Analysis

Oracles are one feature of the ancient Mediterranean world. These were often priestesses who lodged at or near to temples. Temples were dedicated to one or more deities. Unlike Christ, who was not an oracle, priestesses and priests who were oracles used both trance states and ritualized forms of intoxication by eating laurel leaf. Oracles were dedicated to a given deity or deities. Sometimes oracles tended to fidget with the entrails of sacrifice victims prior to giving an articulate response to a query. The first oracle known in the region is to Dodonian Zeus. During these early chapters on the history of ancient Greece, it is very noticeable that Libya actually is mentioned as a source of much of the earliest cultural memories, myths and gods.

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