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Brontomancy

Brontomancy is the art of divination by interpreting thunder or thunderstorms. It is considered a branch of aeromancy. Etymology Derived from ancient Greek bronte, thunder. Back to Augury Back to Divinations Back to Home This post was last modified on :

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Cyclomancy

Cyclomancy is the art of divination by revolving objects such as turning/spinning a wheel. Etymology From Greek kyklos, a circle. History Dating from time immemorial, cyclomancy has its modern counterparts in the jury wheel, from which listed names are drawn to determine the members of a jury panel; and the so-called wheel of fortune, seen at county fairs, which stops …

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Chiromancy

The study of the lines in the hands. This word is also often used to describe the entire study of palmistry. This section gives a basic overview of the three major lines found in the hand as well as commonly found vertical lines. The lines in the hand can be divided into 3 groups: the major lines, the minor lines …

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Dactylomancy

Dactylomancy or dactyliomancy is a form of divination using a suspended ring. Etymology Derived from reek daktylios, a finger-ring. Methods In some traditions of dactylomancy, a ring is suspended like a pendulum above a surface that is marked with letters or symbols. The direction of the swing indicates which symbols are to be consulted, or which letter are to be …

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Scapulomancy

Armomancy (also scapulimancy, scapulomancy, omoplatoscopy) is the art of divination through inspecting one's shoulders or the shoulder blades of sacrificed animals . Etymology From Latin armus (shoulder blade). Method The diviner observed the patterns or cracks and fissures on the burned shoulder-blade bones of an animal, usually an ox or sheep History In ancient times, this inspection was to see …

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Dracomancy

Dracomancy Dracomancy (also known as 'Dragon magick') is a divination by dragons. Etymology Derived from the Greek drakon ('dragon') and manteia ('prophecy') Methods Dragons have been historically thought of as magical creatures with great wisdom and are often known as the ‘Ancient Wise Ones’. In using Dragon Magick you call upon dragons to help you and become co-magicians with you. …

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Dactyliomancy

Dactylomancy or dactyliomancy is a form of divination using a suspended ring. Etymology Derived from reek daktylios, a finger-ring. Methods In some traditions of dactylomancy, a ring is suspended like a pendulum above a surface that is marked with letters or symbols. The direction of the swing indicates which symbols are to be consulted, or which letter are to be …

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Omphalomancy

Omphalomancy Omphalomancy (also known as Omphilomancy) is divination by inspecting the navel cord or belly button. . Etymology Derived from the Greek omphalos ('navel') and manteia ('prophecy') Methods According to a popular belief the number of knots in a newborn's umbilical cord are counted to foretell the number of children the mother will have later. The interpretation of belly button …

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Cleidomancy

System of divination using a suspended door key. It was to be performed when the sun or moon was in Virgo. The name of the individual being investigated was written upon a key tied to a Bible, and both were hung upon the nail of the ring finger of a virgin, who softly repeated certain words three times. Depending on …

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Ololygmancy

Ololygmancy Ololygmancy is divination by interpreting the barking or howling patterns of dogs. Etymology Derived from the Greek ololuzo ('howl') and manteia ('prophecy') Back to Augury Back to Divinations Back to Home This post was last modified on :

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