Prophecy and Tragedy

  title={Prophecy and Tragedy},
  author={J. Kamerbeek},
In order to avoid any misunderstanding arising from the somewhat misleading title of this paper I may as well state at once that it is not my purpose to consider tragedy as a kind of prophecy or to represent the tragedians as a sort of prophets of their age. It is the much humbler subject of the function (or better functions) of prophetic utterances, oracles, prophetic dreams, premonitions and warnings in Greek tragedy I have in view. That is not to say that I am writing under the delusion that… 
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    Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society
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