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Jun 1st 2012 at 9:27 PM

An oracle (Greek: χρησμός) refers primarily to a person or agent who claims to have prophetic gifts and be able by a deity holding a whispered message across, whether it refers to that statement itself. The term oracle is thus used both for the wise counsel of (or more) alleged deities, as the place or person where that advice was taken.

Forms of oracles, for example; Full Body Licious

Oracle Bones from China
I Ching, the Chinese oracle book
Ifa oracle (see also Orisha) listed on the List of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
Baitylia (also called Abadir, meteoric stones)
Urim and Thummim (also called oracle stones) are mentioned in the Bible, probably a kind of dice
Paul the Octopus, an octopus that the results of matches of the German football team correctly predicted.

During the Han dynasty disappeared predict with tortoiseshell and was the I Ching and the ensuing prediction using yarrow stalks of the increasingly important

Sibyls were women who predicted the future in classical antiquity, see the Sibylline books. Also a seer and prophet can predict the future. A haruspex can see the future in the entrails of animals.

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