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oneirology

 [o″ni-rol´ŏ-je]
the science of dreams and their interpretation.
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o·nei·rol·o·gy

(ō'nī-rol'ŏ-jē),
The study of dreams and their content.
[G. oneiros, dream, + logos, study]
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oneirology

(ō″nī-rŏl′ō-jē) [Gr. oneiros, dream, + logos, word, reason]
The scientific study of dreams.
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Ironically, Greek-inspired oneirology played a pivotal role in al-Ghazzali's rational proof of prophecy.
There are number of excellent pieces on Renaissance oneirology, especially as this pertains to Ficino and his relationship to late antiquity, in Accademia 1 (1999), the first number of the new journal devoted to Ficino studies, published by the Societe Marsile Ficin.
In this way, theology and oneirology overlap, the prosaic becomes unpredictable and the power of religious faith to disturb and distort parallels the self-transformations that Marcel undergoes and celebrates.