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Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Curator

Gideon Bohak.

Imprint

Ann Arbor, Mich., USA, 1996. Booklet, 36 pp., cover illustration only, 22 × 14 cm. English.

Location

University of Michigan Library (6 February–1 June 1996)

Description

Items from the Library’s collection related to magic and its practitioners in the Mediterranean basin and Near East, 1st–7th C CE. Material presented in three sections, each with introductory text: Recipe Books (manuals of magical practices), Protective Magic (amulets, gems, and Babylonian Demon Bowls), and Aggressive Magic. Detailed entries, most with translations of amuletic inscriptions. 42 items.

main keywords

AMULETSARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSMAGIC

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