In the Middle Ages the use of Virgil's Aeneid for divination was common in Europe and known as the 'sortes Virgilianae'. In fact, this method sometimes was named depending on the poet or book used for the divination, for instance 'sortes Homericae' for Homer, 'sortes Biblicae' for the Bible, and so on.
In modern times Rhapsodomancy has been performed by employing radios instead of books. Diviners simply concentrate for a while and then turn the radio on. The lyrics and/or the title of whatever song is being played at that moment are then scrutinized for concealed meanings.
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