Dream-Book of Nikephoros ("dream-book according to the alphabet")

p.

#

protasis

135

1

angel

 

2

"being seen as a saint"

 

3

eagle

 

4

Athinganoi

 

5

goat

 

6

thorns

 

7

"hear a voice"

136

8

large rooster

 

9

chicken

 

10

another [chicken]

 

11

"wearing a purple robe"

 

12

"acquire a fox"

 

13

having a grape-vine

 

14

"speaking with the Emperor"

 

15

"being hanged"

 

16

"resurrection of dead bodies"

 

17

being embraced by a male friend

 

18

"walking upon coals"

 

19

running uphill; or, running downhill

 

20

owning pears

 

21

Words [which are spoken in dreams]

 

22

moving about sluggishly

 

23

"being mentally elated"

137

24

"masturbating"

 

25

a bear

 

26

"possessing armor"

 

27

"eating unshapely loaves of bread"

 

28

"eating hot loaves of bread"

 

29

"eating loaves of white bread"

 

30

ear of corn

 

31

stars

 

32

"gazing up at the stars"

 

33

being disorderly

 

34

flutes

 

35

being senseless

 

36

being mute

 

37

chaff

 

38

a spirit gait

 

39

"falling into the depths of the ocean"

138

40

holding palm-leaves

 

41

walking

 

42

"walking upon roof-tiles"

 

43

acorns

 

44

"receiving a kiss from the Emperor"

 

45

missiles

 

46

receiving a book

 

47

dead cattle

 

48

seeing or holding a herb

 

49

eating clusters of grapes

 

50

cow

 

51

being fat

 

52

thunder

 

53

bites by hounds

 

54

"being carried down to the depths of the ocean"

139

55

milk

 

56

"

 

57

weasel

 

58

laughing

 

59

plucking out one’s beard

 

60

old man

 

61

becoming an old man

 

62

eating sweets

 

63

being struck in the jaw

 

64

shepherd’s coat

 

65

being married to an old woman

 

66

red letters

 

67

writing

 

68

drowsy wakefulness

 

69

sitting naked

 

70

marrying a woman

 

71

fingers & toes

140

72

eating Damascus-plums

 

73

trees which have been cut down

 

74

barren trees

 

75

Empress

 

76

howling of hounds

 

77

being a teacher

 

78

serpent

 

79

one’s falling down during a race

 

80

barren oak-trees

 

81

foul odor

 

82

receiving a share of a gift

 

83

getting up after lying on the ground

 

84

eel

 

85

being fumigated with incense

141

86

icons

 

87

mud

 

88

building a church

 

89

standing in a church

 

90

olive-tree

 

91

fruit of an olive-tree

 

92

small olive-tree

 

93

Easter Feast

 

94

eating pomegranates

 

95

eating guts

 

96

sleeping upon a larger mattress

 

97

eunuch

 

98

having large ears

 

99

"eating with your enemies" {thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies"}

 

100

viper

 

101

storm

 

102

boiling

142

103

drinking juleb

 

104

belt which hath been cut asunder

 

105

wearing a belt

 

106

carrying a distaff

 

107

owning nails

 

108

day (is good); night (is bad)

 

109

holding reins in one’s hands

 

110

echoes

 

111

"smiling sea"

 

112

"the ocean has dried up" {"there shall be no more sea"}

 

113

"The roar of a savage sea"

 

114

"The sound of a calm sea"

 

115

"The crashing of the ocean"

 

116

"ebb-tide of the ocean"

 

117

"being dead"

 

118

harvest

 

119

harvest "is out of season"

&c. cap. vii continuing to # 346 (p. 157)

Steven Michael Oberhelman : The Oneirocritic Literature of the Late Roman and Byzantine Eras of Greece. PhD diss, U of MN, 1981. pp. 135-157 = cap. vii.