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The Resource The book of magic : from antiquity to the Enlightenment, selected and translated with an introduction and notes by Brian Copenhaver

The book of magic : from antiquity to the Enlightenment, selected and translated with an introduction and notes by Brian Copenhaver

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The book of magic : from antiquity to the Enlightenment
Title
The book of magic
Title remainder
from antiquity to the Enlightenment
Statement of responsibility
selected and translated with an introduction and notes by Brian Copenhaver
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Compiler
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As when iron is drawn to a magnet, camphor is sucked into hot air, crystal lights up in the Sun, sulphur and a volatile liquid are kindled by flame, an empty eggshell filled with dew is raised towards the Sun . . . ' This rich, fascinating anthology of the western magical tradition stretches from its roots in the wizardry of the Old Testament and the rituals of the ancient world, through writers such as Thomas Aquinas, John Milton, John Dee and Matthew Hopkins, and up to the tangled, arcane beginnings of the scientific revolution. Arranged historically, with commentary, this book includes incantations, charms, curses, Golems, demons and witches, as well as astrology, divination and alchemy, with some ancient and medieval works which were once viewed as too dangerous even to open. Selected and translated with an introduction and notes by Brian Copenhaver"
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NLE
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Copenhaver, Brian P
Dewey number
133.43
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Magic
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of magic : from antiquity to the Enlightenment, selected and translated with an introduction and notes by Brian Copenhaver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059519095
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxi, 679 pages
Isbn
9780141393148
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016302769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)970020996
Label
The book of magic : from antiquity to the Enlightenment, selected and translated with an introduction and notes by Brian Copenhaver
Publication
Note
First published: 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059519095
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxi, 679 pages
Isbn
9780141393148
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016302769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)970020996

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