Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World | Magic, Witchcraft and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds | The Sworn Book of Honorius | The Lesser Key of Solomon | The Magical Treatise of Solomon or Hygromanteia | The Book of Oberon | Techniques of Graeco-Egyptian Magic | Techniques of Solomonic Magic
About: The Greek magical papyri is a collection of magical spells and formulas hymns and rituals from Greco-Roman Egypt dating from the second century B C to the fifth century A D Containing a fresh translation of the Greek papyri as well as Coptic and Demotic texts this new translation has been brought up to date and is now the most comprehensive collection of this literature and the first ever in English The Greek Magical Papyri in Transition is an invaluable resource for scholars in a wide variety of fields from the history of religions to the classical languages and literatures and it will fascinate those with a general interest in the occult and the history of magic One of the major achievements of classical and related scholarship over the last decade -Ioan P Culianu Journal for the Study of Judaism The enormous value of this new volume lies in the fact that these texts will now be available to a much wider audience of readers including historians or religion anthropologists and psychologists -John G Gager Journal of Religion This book shows care skill and zest Any worker in the field will welcome this sterling performance -Peter Parsons Times Literary Supplement
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