ONEIROCRITICA, the art of interpreting dreams
, or predicting future events from dreams
Encyclopædia Britannica 1771
The Oneirocriticon by Artemidorus Daldianus
of Ephesus (2nd century A.D.) is the oldest book on this subject quoted by
Sigmund Freud in his
The Interpretation of Dreams.
In "Coleridge, Wordplay, and Dream", Dreaming, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1997, L. R. Kennard, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, concludes "Coleridge
apparently read Artemidorus".
Astrampsychus wrote a later book by the same title. An English version of the latter is
The Dream Book of Astrampsychos,
"Byzantium, 9th century e.v.,
Translated by Monty Cantsin"