By Maria V Mavroudi
This quantity discusses the so-called Oneirocriticon of Achmet, crucial Byzantine paintings on dream interpretation which used to be written in Greek within the tenth century and has tremendously stimulated next dreambooks in Byzantine Greek, Medieval Latin, and smooth ecu languages. by means of evaluating the Oneirocriticon with the 2nd-century A.D. dreambook of Artemidoros (translated into Arabic within the ninth century) and 5 medieval Arabic dreambooks, this examine demonstrates that the Oneirocriticon is a Christian Greek adaption of Islamic Arabic fabric and that the similarities among it and Artemidoros are as a result of effect of Artemidoros at the Arabic assets of the Byzantine paintings. The Oneirocriticon's textual culture, its language, the identities of its writer and buyer, and its place between different Byzantine translations from Arabic into Greek also are investigated.
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A Byzantine Book on Dream Interpretation: The Oneirocriticon of Achmet and Its Arabic Sources by Maria V Mavroudi