- Ancient Greek Divination (eBook, PDF)25,99 €
- A History of the Classical Greek World (eBook, PDF)31,99 €
- tolino shine 3109,00 €
- War in the Hellenistic World (eBook, PDF)31,99 €
- Ancient Greek Civilization (eBook, PDF)31,99 €
- Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander (eBook, PDF)31,99 €
- A Companion to the Archaeology of Religion in the Ancient World (eBook, PDF)155,99 €
Dieser Download kann aus rechtlichen Gründen nur mit Rechnungsadresse in A, D ausgeliefert werden.
- Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
- Seitenzahl: 224
- Erscheinungstermin: 30.04.2008
- ISBN-13: 9780470695722
- Artikelnr.: 38190390
Part I: Magic: What Is It and How Does It Work?.
Frazer and Tylor.
Magic as Communication.
Magic and the Extended Person.
Magic and Analogy.
Tambiah and Persuasive Magic.
Part II: A Framework for Greek Magic.
Magic and the Gods.
Divinity and Nature.
The Hippocratics: Magic, Divination, and Epilepsy.
Plato and Greek Psychology.
Magic and Causality.
Gorgias, mageia and goeteia.
Other Magical Terms.
Part III: Binding Magic and Erotic Figurines.
Binding the Gods.
Body Parts and Health.
Part IV: Homeric Incantations.
Pythagoras and Empedocles.
The Mechanics of Homeric Incantations.
Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Verse Combinations and the Power of Metaphor.
Intoxication, Choking, and Gout.
Incantations and Divination.
Neoplatonic Theurgy and Homer.
Part V: Magic in Greek and Roman Law.
Magic in Greek Law and Legal Imagination.
Trials for Erotic Magic.
Theoris, the Lemnian Witch.
Plato's Laws Against Magic.
Magic in Roman Law and Legal History.
The Twelve Tables.
The Lex Cornelia.
Magia and Maleficium: Magic and Witchcraft.
Apuleius the Magus.
The Opinions of Paulus and Later Law Codes.
The Medieval Inheritance.
"Collins, associate professor of Greek and Latin at theUniversity of Michigan, and author of Master of the Game:Competition and Performance in Greek Poetry (2005), seeks tointroduce nonspecialists to areas of Greek magic, cover thehighpoints of scholarly consensus, and offer new interpretativeframeworks for understanding select Greek magical practices."(New Testament Abstracts, January 2009)
"If you want to understand how the Ancient Greeks practised andviewed the magical arts then this book is highly recommended."(The Cauldron)
"Lots of interesting details, brilliant, clear chapters,great insights, and connections. There is a wealth of informationand ... fascinating little bits of trivia."(About.com)
"This is not simply a rehash of previously coveredmaterial. Collins covers a range of magical practices ... .Thisbook is an important new addition to studies of ancient magic.Present[s] the reader with a full context for any discussion ofmagical practices. Collins achieves this without becoming boggeddown in a discussion of terminology ... which can sometimesderail other studies. The focus on Greek magic centres the bookwith a clear methodology of always bringing the discussion back tothe Greek origins of the magic in question." (RosettaPapers)