9781405132398-1405132396-Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

ISBN-13: 9781405132398
ISBN-10: 1405132396
Edition: 1
Author: Collins, Derek
Publication date: 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Paperback 224 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781405132398
ISBN-10: 1405132396
Edition: 1
Author: Collins, Derek
Publication date: 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Paperback 224 pages

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Acknowledged authors Collins, Derek wrote Magic in the Ancient Greek World comprising 224 pages back in 2008. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1405132396 and 9781405132398. Since then Magic in the Ancient Greek World textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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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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