Arcana Mundi

Author: Georg Luck
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883460
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In this path-breaking collection of Greek and Roman writings on magic and the occult, Georg Luck provides a comprehensive sourcebook and introduction to magic as it was practiced by witches and sorcerers, magi and astrologers, in the Greek ...

Magic And Magicians In The Greco Roman World

Author: Matthew W Dickie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134533365
Size: 57.15 MB
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This study is the first to assemble the evidence for the existence of sorcerors in the ancient world; it also addresses the question of their identity and social origins.

Language And Society In The Greek And Roman Worlds

Author: James Clackson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316297802
Size: 73.25 MB
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This book presents an accessible account of ways in which linguistic evidence can illuminate topics such as imperialism, ethnicity, social mobility, religion, gender and sexuality in the ancient world, without assuming the reader has any ...

Magika Hiera

Author: Christopher A. Faraone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195354836
Size: 61.90 MB
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This collection challenges the tendency among scholars of ancient Greece to see magical and religious ritual as mutually exclusive and to ignore "magical" practices in Greek religion.

Witchcraft And Magic In Europe

Author: Bengt Ankarloo
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Includes "surveys of the social role of witchcraft in European communities, as well as a full treatment of Victorian supernaturalism and of the continued importance of witchcraft and magic as topics of debate among intellectuals and others ...

A Companion To Greek Religion

Author: Daniel Ogden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444334174
Size: 79.37 MB
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This major addition to Blackwell’s Companions to the Ancient World series covers all aspects of religion in the ancient Greek world from the archaic, through the classical and into the Hellenistic period.

Greek And Roman Necromancy

Author: Daniel Ogden
ISBN: 9780691009049
Size: 64.53 MB
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Ranging over many of the lands in which Greek and Roman civilizations flourished, including Egypt, from the Greek archaic period through the late Roman empire, this book is the first comprehensive survey of the subject ever published in any ...