Sunday, May 15, 2016

Portents (De portentis) Chapter II ~ St. Isidore of Seville

2. A portent is therefore not created contrary to nature, but contrary to what is known nature. Portents are also called signs, omens, and prodigies, because they are seen to portend and display, indicate and predict future events.

The Etymologies of Isidore of Seville
Book xi The human being and portents

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