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Prayer, magic, and the stars in the ancient and late antique world

Author: Scott B Noegel; Joel Thomas Walker; Brannon M Wheeler
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2003.
Series: Magic in history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Prayer, Magic, and the Stars in the Ancient and Late Antique World", scholars explores the many ways in which people in the ancient world sought to gain access to - or, in some cases, to bind or  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Prayer, magic, and the stars in the ancient and late antique world.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003009823
(OCoLC)52430918
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott B Noegel; Joel Thomas Walker; Brannon M Wheeler
ISBN: 0271031522 9780271031521
OCLC Number: 74902286
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 255 pages) : illustrations, 1 map.
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.
Contents: Here, there, and anywhere / Jonathan Z. Smith --
Thessalos of Tralles and cultural exchange / Ian Moyer --
The prayer of Mary in the magical book of Mary and the angels / Marvin Meyer --
Hebrew, Hebrew everywhere? Notes on the interpretation of Voces Magicae / Gideon Bohak --
Magic and society in late Sasanian Iraq / Michael G. Morony --
The open portal: dreams and divine power in pharaonic Egypt / Kasia Szpakowska --
Viscera and the divine: dreams as the divinatory bridge between the corporeal and the incorporeal / Peter Struck --
Stars and the Egyptian priesthood in the Graeco-Roman period / Jacco Dieleman --
Divination and its discontents: finding and questioning meaning in ancient and medieval Judaism / Michael D. Swartz --
Heaven and earth: divine-human relations in Mesopotamian celestial divination / Francesca Rochberg --
Astral religion and the representation of divinity: the cases of Ugarit and Judah / Mark S. Smith --
A new star on the horizon: astral christologies and stellar debates in early Christian discourse / Nicola Denzey --
At the seizure of the moon: the absence of the moon in the Mithras liturgy / Radcliffe G. Edmonds III.
Series Title: Magic in history.
Responsibility: edited by Scott Noegel, Joel Walker, and Brannon Wheeler.
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