Some speculations on magic, ritual and superstition in antiquity

Margaret Irvin (2004). Some speculations on magic, ritual and superstition in antiquity MPhil Thesis, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Margaret Irvin
Thesis Title Some speculations on magic, ritual and superstition in antiquity
School, Centre or Institute School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 2004
Thesis type MPhil Thesis
Supervisor Emeritus Professor R D Milns
Total pages 241
Collection year 2005
Language eng
Subjects L
780199 Other
430110 History - Classical Greek and Roman
Formatted abstract

In this thesis, the emphasis is on magic. I also wish to argue that magic and religion in Greece and Macedonia operated as parallels, whereas in Syria and Egypt - indeed in all but one of Near Eastern countries - magico-religion was the norm. Judaism was the exception.

Keyword Magic, Ancient
Rites and ceremonies
Religion

Document type: Thesis
Collection: UQ Theses (RHD) - UQ staff and students only
 
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