Solomon the Esoteric King: From King to Magus, Development of a Tradition

Solomon the Esoteric King: From King to Magus, Development of a Tradition

by Pablo Torijano Morales, P. a. Torijano Morales
     
 

The book studies the esoteric characterization of Solomon that had a great importance throughout Late Antiquity. These esoteric traditions were very known in the Judaism from the first century to the fourth century CE and they were inherited by Christianity that cherished and developed it. The Rabbinic Judaism also known some of these new characterizations but… See more details below

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The book studies the esoteric characterization of Solomon that had a great importance throughout Late Antiquity. These esoteric traditions were very known in the Judaism from the first century to the fourth century CE and they were inherited by Christianity that cherished and developed it. The Rabbinic Judaism also known some of these new characterizations but transformed them into haggadic legends and deprived them of their practical character. The book provides news insights that should be taken into account for the study of magic and magical mentality in any cultural setting of Late Antiquity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004119413
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/14/2002
Series:
Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism Series, #73
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.08(d)

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