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The Resource Magic and ritual in the ancient world, edited by Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer

Magic and ritual in the ancient world, edited by Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer

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Magic and ritual in the ancient world
Title
Magic and ritual in the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume contains a series of essays that explore expressions of magic and ritual power in the ancient world. The essays are authored by scholars in the fields of Egyptology, ancient Near Eastern studies, the Hebrew Bible, Judaica, classical Greek and Roman studies, and Coptic and Islamic Egypt
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
133.4/3/093
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BF1591
LC item number
.M344 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mirecki, Paul Allan
  • Meyer, Marvin W
Series statement
Religions in the Graeco-Roman world,
Series volume
v. 141
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic, Ancient
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Magic, Ancient
  • Magie
  • Riten
  • Oudheid
  • Magie
  • Altertum
  • Römisches Reich
  • Griechenland
  • Orange <Calif., 1998>
Label
Magic and ritual in the ancient world, edited by Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New tests of magic and ritual power. A new magical formulary / William Brashear and Roy Kotansky ; Two papyri with formulae for divination / David Jordan ; An early Christian gold lamella for headache / Roy Kotansky ; A seventh-century Coptic limestone in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Bodl. copt. inscr. 426) -- Definitions and theory. Great Scott! : thought and action one more time / Jonathan Z. Smith ; Theories of magic in antiquity / Fritz Graf ; The poetics of the magical charm : an essay on the power of words / H.S. Versnel ; Dynamics of ritual expertise in antiquity and beyond : towards a new taxonomy of "magicians" / David Frankfurter ; Fiat magia / C.A. Hoffman -- The ancient Near East. Dividing a god / Richard H. Beal ; Translating transfers in ancient Mesopotamia / JoAnn Scurlock ; Necromancy, fertility and the dark earth : the use of ritual pits in Hittite cult / Billie Jean Collins ; Canaanite magic vs. Israelite religion : Deuteronomy 18 and the taxonomy of taboo / Brian B. Schmidt -- Judaism. Secrecy and magic, publicity and Torah : unpacking a Talmudic tale / S. Daniel Breslauer ; Shamanic initiatory death and resurrection in the Hekhalot literature / James R. Davila ; Sacrificial themes in Jewish magic / Michael D. Swartz -- Greek and Roman antiquity. The ethnic origins of a Roman-era philtrokatadesmos (PGM IV 296-434) / Christopher A. Faraone ; Sacrifice in the Greek magical papyri / Sarah Iles Johnston ; Beans, fleawort, and the blood of a Hamadryas baboon : recipe ingredients in Greco-Roman magical materials / Lynn R. LiDonnici ; The witches' thessaly / Oliver Phillips ; Speech acts and the stakes of Hellenism in late antiquity / Peter T. Struck -- Early Christianity and Islam. The prayer of Mary who dissolves chains in Coptic magic and religion / Marvin Meyer ; The magician and the heretic : the case of Simon Magus / Ayse Tuzlak ; Ancient execration magic in Coptic and Islamic Egypt / Nicole B. Hansen
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55843114
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1 online resource (xvii, 468 pages)
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online
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9781417516131
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computer
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rdamedia
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Other control number
  • 9789004116764
  • 10.1163/9789047400400
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)55843114
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Magic and ritual in the ancient world, edited by Paul Mirecki and Marvin Meyer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
New tests of magic and ritual power. A new magical formulary / William Brashear and Roy Kotansky ; Two papyri with formulae for divination / David Jordan ; An early Christian gold lamella for headache / Roy Kotansky ; A seventh-century Coptic limestone in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Bodl. copt. inscr. 426) -- Definitions and theory. Great Scott! : thought and action one more time / Jonathan Z. Smith ; Theories of magic in antiquity / Fritz Graf ; The poetics of the magical charm : an essay on the power of words / H.S. Versnel ; Dynamics of ritual expertise in antiquity and beyond : towards a new taxonomy of "magicians" / David Frankfurter ; Fiat magia / C.A. Hoffman -- The ancient Near East. Dividing a god / Richard H. Beal ; Translating transfers in ancient Mesopotamia / JoAnn Scurlock ; Necromancy, fertility and the dark earth : the use of ritual pits in Hittite cult / Billie Jean Collins ; Canaanite magic vs. Israelite religion : Deuteronomy 18 and the taxonomy of taboo / Brian B. Schmidt -- Judaism. Secrecy and magic, publicity and Torah : unpacking a Talmudic tale / S. Daniel Breslauer ; Shamanic initiatory death and resurrection in the Hekhalot literature / James R. Davila ; Sacrificial themes in Jewish magic / Michael D. Swartz -- Greek and Roman antiquity. The ethnic origins of a Roman-era philtrokatadesmos (PGM IV 296-434) / Christopher A. Faraone ; Sacrifice in the Greek magical papyri / Sarah Iles Johnston ; Beans, fleawort, and the blood of a Hamadryas baboon : recipe ingredients in Greco-Roman magical materials / Lynn R. LiDonnici ; The witches' thessaly / Oliver Phillips ; Speech acts and the stakes of Hellenism in late antiquity / Peter T. Struck -- Early Christianity and Islam. The prayer of Mary who dissolves chains in Coptic magic and religion / Marvin Meyer ; The magician and the heretic : the case of Simon Magus / Ayse Tuzlak ; Ancient execration magic in Coptic and Islamic Egypt / Nicole B. Hansen
Control code
55843114
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 468 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417516131
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9789004116764
  • 10.1163/9789047400400
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55843114
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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