catoptromancy


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catoptromancy

a form of divination involving a crystal ball or mirrors.
See also: Divination

catoptromancy

A form of scrying which in this case involves divination by gazing into a mirror.
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Catoptromancy, or divination by looking into mirrors, seems to be an almost universal practice.
His catoptromancy has ended," and the king's two bodies are forever severed (40).
While in catoptromancy visions can be seen that do not involve the agency of angels or other spirits, all known examples of crystallomancy do include the appearance of divine assistants such as Dee's angels.