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The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Benedicta WardBenedicta Ward, Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson

Late Roman authors distinguished between wonders (Gk. thauma, Lat. miraculum) and signs (Gk. semeion, Lat. signum). A wonder was simply a remarkable event; a sign was a wonder which made sense of a larger pattern of events. For ... ...

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