Author Topic: The Homoromanteion - An Ancient "Oracular" Aphorism Randomiser  (Read 3614 times)


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On Masto, Dr. Kirsten Dwiza was posting about the Homoromanteion, which I'd not come across before so I thought I'd share it here. It's essentially an ancient magic/divination scroll, but it seems to work according to a 3d6 dice table and gives you an appropriate passage of Homer for answering your query. Which feels amusingly modern, in that it's basically an aphorisms/inspirational quotes randomiser.

There is, doubly enjoyably, a fully online version complete with translation that someone made back in 2016, available at

May it tell you some useful fortunes! :)
The duke, the wanderer, the philosopher, the mariner, the warrior, the strategist, the storyteller, the wizard, the wayfarer...