belomancy


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belomancy

(ˈbɛləˌmænsɪ)
n
the art of divination using arrows

belomancy

A form of divination in which marks or words are placed on arrows which are then drawn from a quiver at random.
See also: Arrows
divination in which marks or words are placed on arrows which are then drawn from a quiver at random.
See also: Divination

belomancy

A form of sortilege which in this case is divination by arrows.
References in periodicals archive ?
Iwry, "New Evidence for Belomancy in Ancient Palestine and Phoenicia," JAOS 81 (1961): 31; see also Albright who abandoned his older position and followed Iwry: Albright, Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan (London: Athlone Press, 1968) p.