Alternatively, a person through which otherworldly entities speak, similar to channeling.
In ancient Greece, the voices or mediums of the oracles were the sybils, women priests, who lived in caves regarded as the shrines of deities.
The most famous Roman oracles were at Dodua, where Zeus was thought to give answers through the rustling of the oak leaves, and at Delphi, where Apollo supposedly spoke through a priestess. In both cases, oracular responses came in such ambiguous ways that it was difficult to prove them wrong.
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