An email arrives today asking about Artemidorus Daldianus. “Who?” I hear you ask? It seems that he lived in the 2nd century A.D., and he was a professional “diviner”. A work of his survives “On the interpretation of dreams”, in five books. Interestingly it was translated into Arabic by no less than Hunain ibn Ishaq. My correspondent is doing a thesis on the work at Cairo university and asks if a Syriac version is extant.
Remarkably an English version by Robert J. White does exist, although I can’t imagine why; and likewise a French version. A search on Google books reveals a slew of older editions, and a 1644 translation into English.