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  1. Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

    Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Radcliffe G. Edmonds III (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780691156934
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    An unparalleled exploration of magic in the Greco-Roman world What did magic mean to the people of ancient Greece and Rome? How did Greeks and Romans not only imagine what magic could do, but also use it to try to influence the world around them?... .... Learn More
  2. Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic

    Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic [Hardback]

    David Frankfurter (Editor)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9789004171572
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World
    Volume: 189
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    In the midst of academic debates about the utility of the term "magic" and the cultural meaning of ancient words like mageia or khesheph, this Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic seeks to advance the discussion by separating out three topics essen... .... Learn More
  3. Ancient Magic: A Practitioner's Guide to the Supernatural in Greece and Rome

    Ancient Magic: A Practitioner's Guide to the Supernatural in Greece and Rome [Hardback]

    Philip Matyszak (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9780500052075
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    Magic was everywhere in the ancient world. The supernatural abounded, turning flowers into fruit and caterpillars into butterflies. Magic packed a cloud of water vapour with energy enough to destroy a house with one well-aimed thunderbolt. It was ... .... Learn More
  4. Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury

    Tracking Hermes, Pursuing Mercury [Hardback]

    John F. Miller (Editor); Jenny Strauss Clay (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198777342
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Of all the divinities of classical antiquity, the Greek Hermes (Mercury in his Roman alter ego) is the most versatile, enigmatic, complex, and ambiguous. The runt of the Olympian litter, he is the god of lies and tricks, yet is also kindly towards... .... Learn More
  5. Redefining Ancient Orphism: A Study in Greek Religion

    Redefining Ancient Orphism: A Study in Greek Religion [Paperback]

    Radcliffe G. Edmonds III (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108730075
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    This book examines the fragmentary and contradictory evidence for Orpheus as the author of rites and poems to redefine Orphism as a label applied polemically to extra-ordinary religious phenomena. Replacing older models of an Orphic religion, this... .... Learn More
  6. Asklepios

    Asklepios [Hardback]

    Matthew Dillon (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9780415741774
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
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    By the end of the fifth century BC, Asklepios was established and flourishing as the main healing deity of the Greeks. However, just a few centuries earlier, he featured in the Iliad as a mortal doctor, not a god. The Greeks had to wait until the ... .... Learn More
  7. The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 2: From the Hellenistic Age to Late Antiquity

    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 2: From the Hellenistic Age to Late Antiquity [Paperback]

    William Adler (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108703123
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the religions of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean world. The nineteen essays in this volume begin with the Hellenistic age and extend ... .... Learn More
  8. The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 1: From the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Age

    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World: Volume 1: From the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Age [Paperback]

    Michele Renee Salzman (Editor); Marvin A. Sweeney (Editor)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781108703130
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the religions of the ancient Near East and Mediterranean world. The fourteen essays in Volume 1 begin in the third millennium BCE with the Su... .... Learn More
  9. Greek and Roman Religions

    Greek and Roman Religions [Hardback]

    Rebecca I. Denova (Author)

    £75.95

    ISBN: 9781118542903
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Ancient Religions
    A volume in the Blackwell Ancient Religions, Greek and Roman Religions offers an authoritative overview of the region's ancient religious practices. The author--a noted expert in the field--explores the presence of divinity in all aspects of ancie... .... Learn More
  10. Greek and Roman Religions

    Greek and Roman Religions [Paperback]

    Rebecca I. Denova (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9781118542958
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    Series: Blackwell Ancient Religions
    Greek and Roman Religions offers an authoritative overview of the region's ancient religious practices. The author--a noted expert in the field--explores the presence of divinity in all aspects of ancient life and highlights the origins of myth, r... .... Learn More

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