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Magic in the Ancient World

ISBN-10: 0674541537

ISBN-13: 9780674541535

Edition: 1997

Authors: Fritz Graf, Franklin Philip

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Description:

In this fascinating survey of magical beliefs and practices from the 6th century B.C.E. through late antiquity, Graf sheds new light on ancient religion. He presents evidence of the widespread belief in the efficacy of magic during these times.
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Book details

List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Naming the Sorcerer
Portrait of the Magician. Seen from the Outside
How to Become a Magician: The Rites of Initiation
Curse Tablets and Voodoo Dolls
Literary Representation of Magic
Words and Acts
Notes
Bibliography
Index