Magic in Ancient Egypt / Edition 2

Magic in Ancient Egypt / Edition 2

by Geraldine Pinch
     
 

The Egyptians were famous in the ancient world for their knowledge of magic. Religion, medicine, technology and what we would call magic co-existed without apparent conflict, and it was not unusual for magical and 'practical' remedies to be used side by side.See more details below

Overview

The Egyptians were famous in the ancient world for their knowledge of magic. Religion, medicine, technology and what we would call magic co-existed without apparent conflict, and it was not unusual for magical and 'practical' remedies to be used side by side.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292722620
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
755,304
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

GERALDINE PINCH is a former lecturer in Egyptology at Oxford University. She is the author of numerous books on ancient Egypt.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements7
1Egyptian Magic9
2Myth and Magic18
3Demons and Spirits33
4Magicians and Priests47
5Written Magic61
6Magical Techniques76
7Magic Figurines and Statues90
8Amulets104
9Fertility Magic120
10Medicine and Magic133
11Magic and the Dead147
12The Legacy of Egyptian Magic161
Glossary179
Notes181
Bibliography183
Illustration Acknowledgements186
Index187

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