Magic and Magicians in the Greco-Roman World by Matthew W Dickie,Matthew W. Dickie

By Matthew W Dickie,Matthew W. Dickie

This examine is the 1st to gather the proof for the life of sorcerors within the old global; it additionally addresses the query in their identification and social origins. The ensuing research takes us to the bottom of Greek and Roman society, right into a international of wandering holy women and men, conjurors and wonder-workers, and into the lives of prostitutes, procuresses, charioteers and theatrical performers.
This interesting reconstruction of the careers of witches and sorcerors permits us to work out into formerly inaccessible components of Greco-Roman lifestyles. Compelling for either its element and readability, and with a very revealing breadth of facts hired, it will likely be an important source for someone learning historic magic.

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