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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

the sanctuary of Zeus Naïos in Epirus, and reputedly the oldest Greek oracle. The god's temple‐sharer is Dione Naïa, and they are shown together on coins. Traditionally oracular responses emanated from the rustling leaves of the sacred oak or from doves sitting in the tree. ... ...

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