Home » GEOMANCY

List Articles

GEOMANCY

GEOMANCY. The term geomancy comes from medieval Latin geomantia, first used in Spain in the twelfth century as a translation of the Arabic `ilm al-raml ("the science of sand"), the most common name for this type of divination. The practice is to be distinguished from a Chinese form of prognostication based on landforms, also called "geomancy" in English, that is entirely unrelated to the Islamic art. The origin of the practice is a matter of speculation, but it appears to have been well establis ...more

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Translate »