Dream Interpretation from Primitives
to Sigmund Freud and C.G. Jung
By Jean Chiriac
ebook is a comprehensive description of dream interpretation techniques
from primitive times to Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung. We start with a
study of the dream and its significance with shamans and warlocks in
primitive cultures. We shall then make a step further in order to study
the Old Testament's outlook on dreams. Are you acquainted with the
Joseph and the Pharaoh story? Have you ever wondered how Joseph was
able to interpret symbolic dreams or what his unusual capacities and
senses were to penetrate their significance? This is the topic of the
The next step is the presentation of Artemidor's book - 'The
Interpretation of Dreams' - formulating the principles of dream
interpretation in Greek-Roman antiquity. We shall finally be able to
study the methods of interpretation of Sigmund Freud and C. G. Jung,
the two great psychoanalysts once again bringing to the fore the dream
and its hallucinating message.
1. Dreams in the Primitive World
Presenting primitive theories of the dreams accompanied by a few
examples of interpretation, with comments. The main sources of
inspiration for this lesson are Levy-Bruhl's papers on this topic.
2. Dreams and their Interpretation in the Old Testament
An approach of materials presented in the literature of the Old Testament.
3. From Artemidor to Macrobius
a comprehensive description of the theory of dreams issued by Artemidor
of Daldis and his follower, Macrobius. In Artemidor's case, his quoted
main work is "The Interpretation of Dreams". As far as Macrobius is
concerned, we have used his work entitled "Commentary on the Dream of
4. Dreams and their Interpretation by Sigmund Freud
An introduction into dream interpretation technique presented in Sigmund Freud's monograph "The Interpretation of Dreams".
5. C.G. Jung and the Theory of Archetypal Dreams
The final lesson of the cycle, presenting the technique of dream
analysis suggested by C. G. Jung and the school of analytical
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