enoptromancy

divination using mirrors

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • enoptromancy — noun Divination by means of a mirror or other reflective surfaces. enoptromancy...Divination with a mirror. Syn: catoptromancy, crystallomancy, scrying …   Wiktionary

  • enoptromancy — en·op·tro·man·cy …   English syllables

  • enoptromancy — Divination using a mirror …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • enoptromancy — eˈnäptrəˌman(t)sē noun ( es) Etymology: French énoptromancie, from Greek enoptron mirror (from en en (II) + op as in optikos optic + tron) + French mancie mancy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Methods of divination — This article is about the numerous varieties of divination. For divination as a whole, see Divination. Innumerable methods of divination can be found around the world, and many cultures practice the same methods under different names. During the… …   Wikipedia

  • Catoptromancy — Russian folk catoptromancy by Karl Briullov, 1836 Catoptromancy (Gk. katoptron, mirror, and manteia, divination), also known as captromancy or enoptromancy, is divination using a mirror. Pausanias, an ancient Greek traveler, described as follows …   Wikipedia

  • Scrying — Seer stone redirects here. For the usage in Mormonism, see Seer stone (Latter Day Saints).Scrying (also called crystal gazing, crystal seeing, seeing, or peeping) is a magic practice that involves seeing things psychically in a medium, usually… …   Wikipedia

  • Catoptromancia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La catoptromancia o catoptromancía o captromancia (del griego κάτοπτρον kátoptron, espejo, y μαντεία mantéia, adivinación) o enoptromancia es la adivinación por medio del espejo. Pausanias describió la catoptromancia …   Wikipedia Español

  • catoptromancy — noun Divination by use of mirrors, or other reflective surfaces. Similar to crystallomancy, dubjed, enoptromancy and scrying. Her Trippa going on in his Discourse, said by Catoptromancy, likewise held in such account by the Emperor Didius… …   Wiktionary

  • Divination and Fortune-Telling — This list defines 163 terms for kinds of divination and fortune telling, ranging from very common (runes, tarot cards, or horoscopes) to extraordinarily rare. In fact, you won t believe the range of methods that people have developed to rip other …   Phrontistery dictionary

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