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Magic in the Ancient Greek World (Blackwell Ancient Religions)

Derek Collins

Magic in the Ancient Greek World (Blackwell Ancient Religions)

by Derek Collins

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic & alchemy,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Magick Studies,
  • GREECE_RELIGION,
  • MAGIC, GREEK,
  • Religion / History,
  • Social History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8405816M
    ISBN 101405132388
    ISBN 109781405132381

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Magic in the Ancient Greek World (Blackwell Ancient Religions) by Derek Collins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece.

Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world   Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece.

Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world Uncovers how magic :// Magic in the Ancient Greek World is an innovative introduction to the practice of magic during the classical period. This book develops a framework for understanding the role of magic in Greek life.

Thematically organized around detailed case studies of individual types of magic, this volume examines the use of spells, drugs, binding curses  › Books › History › World.

Description - Magic in the Ancient Greek World by Derek Collins Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece. Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world   Magic in the Ancient Greek World Derek Collins Religion in the Roman Empire James B.

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Free shipping for many products! › eBay › Books › Nonfiction. If the title of the present volume, Magic and Ritual in the Ancient World, is reminiscent of an earlier volume in the Brill series Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, it should come as no surprise.

In August Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer invited a series of colleagues from a variety of disciplines to an international conference, held at The book begins with a scathing criticism of the Catholic Church. The church a staunch enemy of the dark arts has been corrupted by the devil whose goal is to doom humanity by ridding the world of the benefits of magic.

The Sworn Book of Honorius is widely considered to be one of the most influential magic texts of the medieval :// 2 days ago  Magic in Greek Mythology. Magic appears in the mythology of ancient Greece and was associated with such figures as Hermes, Hecate (goddess of the moon and witchcraft), Orpheus, and Circe, the sorceress daughter of Helios who was expert in magical herbs and potions and who helped Odysseus summon the ghosts from abound in tales of magic potions and :// Recently, ancient magic has hit a high in popularity, both as an area of scholarly inquiry and as one of general, popular interest.

In Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds Daniel Ogden presents three hundred texts in new translations, along with brief but explicit commentaries. This is the first book in the field to unite  › Books › History › World.

Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece.

Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world ; Uncovers how magic ://   Love magic embraced two rather different types of spells: one set designed to produce erôs ("erotic seizure") in the victim, and the other used to create philia ("affection" or "friendship”), as Dr.

Faraone explained in his book, “Ancient Greek Love Magic” (). Recently, ancient magic has hit a high in popularity, both as an area of scholarly inquiry and as one of general, popular interest. In Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds Daniel Ogden presents three hundred texts in new translations, along with brief but explicit commentaries.

This is the first book in the field to unite  › Religion & Spirituality › New Age › Earth-Based Religions.

Great read for magic and witchcraft in the ancient Greek and Roman world. Definitely not an easy read at all, but Ogden's notes throughout each section really help contextualize the topics.

A great source book, but you definitely need prior knowledge on Rome and Greece to Ancient Greeks and Romans often turned to magic to achieve personal goals.

Magical rites were seen as a route for direct access to the gods, for material gains as well as spiritual satisfaction. In this fascinating survey of magical beliefs and practices from the sixth century B.C.E. through late antiquity, Fritz Graf sheds new light on ancient ://   MAGIC AND MAGICIANS IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD the study of ancient magic and society.

Matthew teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has written on envy and the Evil Eye, on the learned magician, on ancient erotic 4 Sorcerers in the Greek world of the Hellenistic period (–1BC) 93 for 22 Dec and 12 Jan.

Get this from a library. Magic in the ancient Greek world. [Derek Collins] -- "Magic in the Ancient Greek World is an introduction to the practice of magic during the classical period. This book develops a framework for understanding the role of magic in Greek life."   This is a fantastic book for both the Classicist or modern reader.

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EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share. flag. Flag this item for. The Picatrix is an ancient grimoire of astrological magic. Originally written in Arabic and titled the Ghayat Al-Hakim, it dates back to the 11th century and spans a mammoth pages of astrological ide are spells and incantations to channel the occult energies of planets and stars to achieve power and enlightenment.

The Picatrix is perhaps most notorious for the obscenity of   History of Black Magic. Black magic- one of the strongest and powerful spiritual forces of the universe has become one of the most reliable and assuring source of solution to the people all over the world.

Gone are the days when people would shrink away at the mention of the dark arts and would discriminate black ://2 days ago  The Ars Notoria is the oldest portion of the Lesser of the Keys grimoire, dating back to the 13th century.

However, the texts contained within are a collection of orations, prayers, and magical words which date back to well before the s. The prayers are in several languages, including Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. It was not a book of spells or