Light in Extension: Greek Magic from Homer to Modern Times

Light in Extension: Greek Magic from Homer to Modern Times

by David Godwin
     
 
The grand sweep of Greek magic, philosophy and religion from the archaic period of Homer's Iliad up to the present. This book begins with the magic and mythology of classical Athens; gives detailed considerations of Gnosticism, early Christianity and Neoplatonism; explains the manifestations of Greek thought in the Renaissance; and explores the Greek elements of the

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The grand sweep of Greek magic, philosophy and religion from the archaic period of Homer's Iliad up to the present. This book begins with the magic and mythology of classical Athens; gives detailed considerations of Gnosticism, early Christianity and Neoplatonism; explains the manifestations of Greek thought in the Renaissance; and explores the Greek elements of the magic of the Golden Dawn, Aleister Crowley and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875422855
Publisher:
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
Western Magic Historical Ser.
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.69(d)

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