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Lampadomancy

Lampadomancy, also known as Lynchonmancy, is a form of divination using a single oil lamp or a torch flame. Etymology Derived from the Greek lampas ('light') and manteia ('prophecy') History Lampadomancy was a popular method of divination in ancient Egypt, where diviners held a “Feast of Lamps,” at which many rites were performed, including divination which usually took place at …

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