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The Devil's tabernacle : the pagan oracles in early modern thought

Author: Anthony Ossa-Richardson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton Univ. Press, 2013.
Dissertation: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Warburg Institute, 2011.
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Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Warburg Institute, 2011.

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Named Person: Jean François Baltus; Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle; Athanasius Kircher
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Ossa-Richardson
OCLC Number: 856864099
Description: 342 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: List of Plates ix Acknowledgements xi INTRODUCTION 1 PART ONE 11 CHAPTER ONE Authorities 13 CHAPTER TWO Demons 46 PART TWO 83 CHAPTER THREE Nature 87 CHAPTER FOUR Imposture 136 PART THREE 203 CHAPTER FIVE Enlightenment? 205 CHAPTER SIX Solutions 247 CONCLUSION Les lauriers sont coupes 285 Bibliography 291 Index 327
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