Magical Practice in the Latin West

Magical Practice in the Latin West

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Most studies of Graeco-Roman magic focus on the Greek texts. Stimulated by important recent finds of Latin curse-tablets, this collection of essays for the first time tries to define the nature and extent of the originality of magical practice in the Latin WestPapers from the International Conference Held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept. ... debate over conceptualisation, located Greek and Roman magical practice in the context of the high cultures of the Near-East, and greatly extended ... 2 Graf1996; Dickie 2001. ... 2000, now published in English: J.C.B. Petropoulos (ed.)anbsp;...

Title:Magical Practice in the Latin West
Author:Richard Lindsay Gordon, Francisco Marco Simón
Publisher:BRILL - 2010


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