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  • Paperback
  • 416
  • Arcana Mundi Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds A Collection of Ancient Texts
  • Georg Luck
  • English
  • 06 October 2019
  • 9780801825484

8 thoughts on “Arcana Mundi Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds A Collection of Ancient Texts

  1. says:

    Another solid entry in the Where Did We Get The Category of Magic? vein I am compelled to read It's fascinating to read the

  2. says:

    Reading for my research Absolutely fascinating texts Get your hands on it

  3. says:

    4 stars glad I own a copy and it has absolutely motivated me to read primary sources and has impacted my own pursuits This book is an excellent introduction to primary sources The introductory essays are a lovely primer and the summaries written by Luck give you the a context and contemporary English framework with which to appreciate what you're reading The excerpts in the book are organised by subject Magic Religion Daemonology Astrolo

  4. says:

    Exactly what it says on the tin a broad sourcebook of Greek and Latin texts on ancient magic miracles daemonology divination astrology and alchemy with commentary on each excerpt and an introduction for each of the six th

  5. says:

    This book has lots of information i didn't know Maybe for some people like philosophy scholars is a basic book but it gave a big picture of how these arts were explored Even though it gives you repetitive sources and of course there were around i enjoyed it alot

  6. says:

    Very readable An excellent and comprehensive survey of ancient esoteric throughout and of how it influenced Greek philosophy reading

  7. says:

    This book is marred by the author's freuent references to Castenada as a serious authority But it still has some valuable

  8. says:

    A source book of extant Greco Roman passages detailing magical theory and practice Invaluable

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Arcana Mundi Magic and the Occult in the Greek and Roman Worlds A Collection of Ancient Texts

Magic miracles daemonology divination astrology and alchemy were the arcana mundi the secrets of the universe of the ancient Greeks and Romans 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 and Roman worlds In this new edition Luck has gathered and translated 130 ancient. Reading for my research Absolutely fascinating texts Get your hands on it Pathfinder Chronicles introduction to magic as Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, it was practiced by witches and sorcerers magi and astrologers Oil Painting in the Greek and Roman worlds In this new edition Luck has gathered and translated 130 ancient. Reading for my research Absolutely fascinating texts Get your hands on Putins Russia it

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Texts dating from the eighth century BCE through the fourth century CE Thoroughly revised this volume offers several new elements a comprehensive general introduction an epilogue discussing the persistence of ancient magic into the early Christian and Byzantine eras and an appendix on the use of mind altering substances in occult practices Also added is an extensive glossary of Greek and Latin magical terms In Arcana Mundi Georg Luck presents a fascinating a. Exactly what it says on the tin a broad sourcebook of Greek and Latin texts on ancient magic miracles daemonology divination astrology and alchemy with commentary on each excerpt and an introduction for each of the six themes

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