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 ...

Greek And Roman Necromancy

Author: Daniel Ogden
ISBN: 9780691119687
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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 ...

A Companion To Greek Religion

Author: Daniel Ogden
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444334174
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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.


Author: Daniel Ogden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134090625
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This is the first scholarly book in English devoted to Perseus' myth in its entirety for over a century.

Daughters Of Hecate

Author: Kimberly B. Stratton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190202149
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On this issue, see, e.g., Kimberly Stratton, Naming the Witch: Magic, Ideology,
and Stereotype in the Ancient World (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007
), 4–18; Jacob Neusner, Ernest S. Frerichs, and Paul V.M. Flesher, eds., Religion,
Science, and Magic: In Concert and in Conflict (Oxford: Oxford University Press,
1989); and Dickie, Magic, 18–46. For more bibliography on this issue, see Daniel
Ogden, Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds (Oxford: ...

Greek Religion And Culture The Bible And The Ancient Near East

Author: Jan N. Bremmer
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004164731
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Prayer, Magic, and the Stars in the Ancient and Late Antique World (University
Park, 2003) 1–17; P. Fabrini, Magica Antiqua. Indice e guida a una bibliografia
informatica (Pisa, 2006). Sourcebooks: D. Ogden, Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts
in the Greek and Roman Worlds (Oxford, 2002); G. Luck, Arcana Mundi (
Baltimore, 20062). 3 H.S. Versnel, “Some reflections on the relationship magic-
religion,” Numen 38 (1991) 177–97 at 177, 187 (with extensive bibliography). 4
For interesting ...

Spectres Of The Self

Author: Shane McCorristine
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139788825
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1 For a selection of cases from the classical period see Noel Taillepied, A
Treatise of Ghosts etc., trans. Montague Summers (London, 1933), pp.43–53;
Daniel Ogden, Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A
Sourcebook (Oxford, 2002), pp.146–78; Sarah Iles Johnston, Restless Dead:
Encounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece (Berkeley and
London, 1999). For a categorisation of medieval types of ghost see Jean-Claude
Schmitt, Ghosts ...