The Road to Delphi by Michael Wood
For thousands of years, and in many different cultures, cities, and states, individuals have consulted oracles in time of need. In this fascinating exploration of the history and enduring popularity of oracles, Michael Wood examines how they are interpreted and why.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2003.
ISBN: 9780374526108. 320 pp.
Hardcover. Very good.