Many Roman physicians were aware of the possibility of human euthanasia using spells and passes hands. Plutarch tells about one of the kings of the early Roman history, which sank into a deep sleep after a verbal suggestion loudly and thrust her foot. Apuleius wrote that the temple doctors - asklepidy - could his touch, incantations and incense as to lull the person that he is, as it were released from the Earth's disembodied, soared into the higher realms of immortal nature. There mortal soul can see its future. Meanwhile, even the ancient Greek scholars Aristotle and Heraclitus allegedly tied gift predictions not with the divine influx, and with painful states of the human psyche.