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21. Fabienne Huber Vuillet: Meanings from the mundane

Released Wednesday, 17th February 2021
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21. Fabienne Huber Vuillet: Meanings from the mundane
Fabienne introduces us to the Mesopotamian science of predicting the future based on things that happened during daily life. What might have meaning, and how would you find it? Who used this kind of expertise? And was there anything you could do to change the future predicted for you? 
2:34 omens from daily life
5:20 what had meaning
10:20 how did divination worked
16:49 who used the omens
19:51 could you change the future?
25:15 how the mass of knowledge was organised

Project site: https://www.unige.ch/lettres/antic/unites/mesopota…

Music by Ruba Hillawi

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