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Magic in the Ancient Greek World, Collins, Derek
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Author Name:    Collins, Derek

Title:   Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Wiley-Blackwell 

ISBN Number:   1405132396 / 9781405132398

Seller ID:   ING9781405132398

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Original and comprehensive, "Magic in the Ancient Greek World "takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece.
Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world
Uncovers how magic worked. Was it down to mere superstition? Did the subject need to believe in order for it to have an effect?
Focuses on detailed case studies of individual types of magic
Examines the central role of magic in Greek life

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