Tagged: Aristotle

Dreams in Greece and Rome

The ancient Greeks continued many of the dream beliefs and practices of the Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and Hebrews. According to Homer, dreams were events that were witnessed: The Greeks did not “have” dreams but “saw”...

Dreams in decline

As Christianity spread throughout Europe and the classical world, dreams went further into decline. The great pagan dream temples were converted to Christian churches or were shut. In the thirteenth century St. Thomas Aquinas,...