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The sortes Vergilianae is an ancient form of prophecy using Vergil’s poetry. This site attempts to modernize the experience. Form your question and visit the homepage. You will receive a random line from Vergil’s Aeneid in response. If you need further context, click on the oracular response, and you will see the line in context. Eleven lines of context are provided. If you want more, grab your favorite copy of the poem.