Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond

Dreaming in Byzantium and Beyond


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ISBN-13: 9781409400554
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2014
Edition description: 1
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Christine Angelidi is Research Director Emerita at the Institute of Historical Research of the Hellenic National Research Foundation, Greece. George Calofonos is Research Associate at the Institute of Historical Research of the Hellenic National Research Foundation, Greece.

Table of Contents

Contents: Prologue; Dreaming in the Life of Cyril Phileotes, Margaret Mullett; The morphology of healing dreams: dream and therapy in Byzantine collections of miracle stories, Stavroula Constantinou; Ecstasy as a form of visionary experience in early Byzantine monastic literature, Bettina Krönung; The heavenly city: religious and secular visions of the other world in Byzantine literature, Carolina Cupane; A little revelation for personal use, Christine Angelidi; Prokopios' dream before the campaign against Libya: a reading of Wars 3.12.1-5, Ilias Anagnostakis; Dream narratives in the Continuation of Theophanes, George T. Calofonos; The historiography of dreaming in medieval Byzantium, Paul Magdalino; The dream-key manuals of Byzantium, Steven M. Oberhelman; Byzantine and Islamic dream interpretation: a comparative approach to the problem of ‘reality' vs ‘literary tradition', Maria Mavroudi; Fluid dreams, solid consciences: erotic dreams in Byzantium, Charis Messis; Gender ambiguity in dreams of conversion, prophecy and creativity, Barbara Tedlock; Psychoanalysis and Byzantine oneirographia, Catia Galatariotou; Index.

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