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The Resource Magical practice in the Latin West : papers from the international conference held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005, edited by Richard L. Gordon and Francisco Marco Simón

Magical practice in the Latin West : papers from the international conference held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005, edited by Richard L. Gordon and Francisco Marco Simón

Label
Magical practice in the Latin West : papers from the international conference held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005
Title
Magical practice in the Latin West
Title remainder
papers from the international conference held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard L. Gordon and Francisco Marco Simón
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 West
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
133.4/3094
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1591
LC item number
.M3444 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/meetingDate
2005
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/meetingName
Magical Practice in the Latin-speaking Empire (Late Republic to Late Antiquity)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2015 I-357
  • BF 1591
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordon, R. L.
  • Marco Simón, Francisco
Series statement
Religions in the Graeco-Roman world,
Series volume
v. 168
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic
  • Magic
  • Religion
  • History, Ancient
  • Greek World
  • Roman World
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • Magic
  • Europe
  • Magie
  • Römisches Reich
  • Magi
Label
Magical practice in the Latin West : papers from the international conference held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005, edited by Richard L. Gordon and Francisco Marco Simón
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
Introduction / Richard Gordon and Francisco Marco Simon -- Part I. The discourse of magic -- Magus and its cognates in classical Latin / James B. Rives -- Magic in the Roman historians / Matthew W. Dickie -- Heretical texts and maleficium in the Codex Theodosianus (CTh . 16.5.34) / María Victoria Escribano Paño -- Part II. Revising the corpus -- The defixiones from the sanctuary of Isis and Mater Magna in Mainz / Jürgen Blänsdorf -- Religion and magic at Rome : the Fountain of Anna Perenna / Marina Piranomonte -- The texts from the Fons Annae Perennae / Jürgen Blänsdorf -- Cursing a thief in Iberia and Britain / Roger Tomlin -- Prayers for justice in East and West : recent finds and publications / Henk S. Versnel -- Part III. Writing defixiones : models, language, and aims -- How does magical language work? : the spells and formulae of the Latin defixionum tabellae / Amina Kropp -- Inversion, adversion and perversion as strategies in some Latin curse tablets / Christopher Faraone and Amina Kropp -- Execrating the Roman power : three defixiones from Emporiae (Ampurias) / Francisco Marco Simón -- Part IV. Protective, eudaemonic, and divinatory magic -- Nails for the dead : a polysemic account of an ancient funerary practice / Silvia Alfayé Villa -- Magic at sea : amulets for navigation / Sabino Perea Yébenes -- A prayer for blessings on three ritual objects at Chartres-Autricum (France/Eure-et-loir) / Richard Gordon, Dominique Joly, and William van Andringa -- Mithraism and magic / Jaime Alvar Ezquerrez -- A visigothic charm from Asturias and the classical tradition of Phylacteries against hail / Francisco Javier Fernandez Nieto -- Between Orthodox belief and "superstition" in Visigothic Hispania / Isabel Velázquez Soriano -- Celtic Loricae and ancient magical charms / Pierre-Yves Lambert
Control code
715868100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 676 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047441397
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004179042.i-676
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715868100
Label
Magical practice in the Latin West : papers from the international conference held at the University of Zaragoza, 30 Sept.-1 Oct. 2005, edited by Richard L. Gordon and Francisco Marco Simón
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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
Introduction / Richard Gordon and Francisco Marco Simon -- Part I. The discourse of magic -- Magus and its cognates in classical Latin / James B. Rives -- Magic in the Roman historians / Matthew W. Dickie -- Heretical texts and maleficium in the Codex Theodosianus (CTh . 16.5.34) / María Victoria Escribano Paño -- Part II. Revising the corpus -- The defixiones from the sanctuary of Isis and Mater Magna in Mainz / Jürgen Blänsdorf -- Religion and magic at Rome : the Fountain of Anna Perenna / Marina Piranomonte -- The texts from the Fons Annae Perennae / Jürgen Blänsdorf -- Cursing a thief in Iberia and Britain / Roger Tomlin -- Prayers for justice in East and West : recent finds and publications / Henk S. Versnel -- Part III. Writing defixiones : models, language, and aims -- How does magical language work? : the spells and formulae of the Latin defixionum tabellae / Amina Kropp -- Inversion, adversion and perversion as strategies in some Latin curse tablets / Christopher Faraone and Amina Kropp -- Execrating the Roman power : three defixiones from Emporiae (Ampurias) / Francisco Marco Simón -- Part IV. Protective, eudaemonic, and divinatory magic -- Nails for the dead : a polysemic account of an ancient funerary practice / Silvia Alfayé Villa -- Magic at sea : amulets for navigation / Sabino Perea Yébenes -- A prayer for blessings on three ritual objects at Chartres-Autricum (France/Eure-et-loir) / Richard Gordon, Dominique Joly, and William van Andringa -- Mithraism and magic / Jaime Alvar Ezquerrez -- A visigothic charm from Asturias and the classical tradition of Phylacteries against hail / Francisco Javier Fernandez Nieto -- Between Orthodox belief and "superstition" in Visigothic Hispania / Isabel Velázquez Soriano -- Celtic Loricae and ancient magical charms / Pierre-Yves Lambert
Control code
715868100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 676 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047441397
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004179042.i-676
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715868100

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