Priests, Tongues, and Rites: The London-Leiden Magical Manuscripts and Translation in Egyptian Ritual (100-300 CE)

Priests, Tongues, and Rites: The London-Leiden Magical Manuscripts and Translation in Egyptian Ritual (100-300 CE)

by Jacco Dieleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004141855

ISBN-13: 9789004141858

Pub. Date: 05/01/2005

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This study of two related Demotic-Greek magical handbooks provides new information about the interaction between native Egyptian priests and the Hellenized elite of Roman-period Egypt through a careful analysis language interference, textual layout, religious imagery and ritual techniques.

Overview

This study of two related Demotic-Greek magical handbooks provides new information about the interaction between native Egyptian priests and the Hellenized elite of Roman-period Egypt through a careful analysis language interference, textual layout, religious imagery and ritual techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004141858
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Religions in the Graeco-Roman World Series, #153
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.74(h) x 1.13(d)

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