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Magika hiera : ancient Greek magic and religion / edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Dirk Obbink.

  • Faraone, Christopher A.
  • Books

About this work


New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.

Physical description

xiii, 298 pages ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographic references (p. 277-283) and indexes


The agonistic context of early Greek binding spells / Christopher A. Faraone -- "Cursed be he that moves my bones" / J.H.M. Strubbe -- Beyond cursing : the appeal to justice in judicial prayers / H.S. Versnel -- Incantations and prayers for salvation on inscribed Greek amulets / Roy Kotansky -- The pharmacology of sacred plants, herbs, and roots / John Scarborough -- Dreams and divination in magical ritual / Samson Eitrem -- Prayer in magical and religious ritual / Fritz Graf -- The constraints of eros / John J. Winkler -- Magic and mystery in the Greek magical papyri / Hans Dieter Betz -- Nullum Crimen sine Lege : socioreligious sanctions on magic / C.R. Phillips III.


Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Dillons


  • English
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

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    History of Medicine
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