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In the company of demons : unnatural beings, love, and identity in the Italian Renaissance

Author: Armando Maggi
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who are the familiar spirits of classical culture and what is their relationship to Christian demons? In its interpretation of Latin and Greek culture, Christianity contends that Satan is behind all classical deities, semi-gods, and spiritual creatures, including the gods of the household, the lares and penates. But with In the Company of Demons, the world's leading demonologist Armando Maggi argues that the great  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Armando Maggi
ISBN: 0226501302 9780226501307
OCLC Number: 62161144
Description: xii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: To read the body of a monster --
To recall the spirits past --
The shadows and their beloved bodies --
What does human mean?
Responsibility: Armando Maggi.
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