sd.gif (2133 bytes)
Robert Todd Carroll

 logo.gif (4146 bytes)
SkepDic.com

vertline.gif (1078 bytes)  

divination (fortune telling), ,

̶,  ұ ̳ ʻ, ڿ Ͽ, ̷ ϰų ĮƮ ΰ ϴ ̴. پ , ̴. ⿡ ʸ , Ϻο ʴ´ :

  • aeluromancy ( (wheatcakes) ߸ ġ )
  • aeromancy (Ⱑ  Ϳ ġ 鼭 ġ )
  • alectoromancy or alectryomancy ( ġ⣺ Ѹ, 鼭 ڸ ̿ؼ صϴ )
  • alphitomancy (  ߸ ġ )
  • astragalomancy or astragyromancy (ĺ հ ̿ؼ ġ )
  • astrology
  • axinomancy (յ ġ : ̺ յ 鸲 ġ )
  • belomancy (ȭ ġ)
  • capnomancy ( Ȥ ġ)
  • cartomancy
  • catoptromancy or crystallomancy (ſ̳  ̿ ġ)
  • cephalomancy (糪 Ӹ ̿ؼ ġ)
  • chiromancy (palmistry)
  • cleidomancy (۰ θ ȿ ó 3° հ 鿡 踦 Ƿ Ŵ޾ ġ )
  • coscinomancy ( ü ̿ )
  • cromniomancy (ĸ ̿ )
  • dactylomancy (հ ÷ ̿ؼ ġų Ȥ հ ̿ )
  • daphnomancy ( ġ : ҷ ¿  ɰ ΰ?)
  • dowsing
  • geomancy
  • gyromancy (ڰ ִ ۺ ٰ Ȥ ̿ )
  • haruspicy ( Ǵ )
  • hydromancy (Ŀǰ糪 ӿ  ¸ ̴° ̿ ; hydatoscopy ( ̿ ); pegomancy ( ̿ )
  • lampadomancy ( ȭ ؼϿ ġ )
  • libanomancy ( ⸦ ؼϿ ġ )
  • lithomancy ( ̿ )
  • lecanomancy ( ߸ 鸮 Ҹ ħ)
  • margaritomancy (ָ ̿ : ְ  ̸ ҷ ׸ȿ  ̴. )
  • metoposcopy ( ָ ġ , )
  • molybdomancy ( ̿ : ϴ Ҹ ̿ؼ ħ)
  • necromancy (̷ ϱ ؼ ȥ ȭ ϴ )
  • oinomancy (ָ ̿ )
  • onychomancy ( ¾ ݻǴ ؼؼ ġ )
  • ornithomancy or orniscopy ( ư ħ)
  • ovomancy (ް ̿ؼ ħ)
  • papyromancy ( ̸ ̿ )
  • pyromancy or pyroscopy (ұ ħ)
  • rhabdomancy ( Ȥ ̿ )
  • rhapsodmancy ( ġ ⵵ Ȥ Ǵ ȥ ҷ̴ å 켭 ̴ ̿ )
  • scapulamancy
  • scrying
  • sideromancy ( ޱ ö ⸦ ġ )
  • stichomancy
  • tasseography ( ̿ )
  • urim v'tumim ( 뱳 ڵ ǿ ִ ̿ )

б ڷ

readers comments

de Givry, Grillot. Witchcraft, Magic & Alchemy (New York: Dover Books, 1971), republication of the 1931 Houghton Mifflin Company edition, Book II, chapter viii, "the Divinatory Arts."

Steiner, Robert A. "Fortunetelling," in The Encyclopedia of the Paranormal edited by Gordon Stein (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1996) pp. 281-290.

Copyright 1998
Robert Todd Carroll

larrow.gif (1051 bytes) dianetics

Last updated 11/07/00

the divine fallacy rarrow.gif (1048 bytes)