Drawing Down the Moon: Magic in the Ancient Greco-Roman World

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Product Details

Price
$54.00
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Publish Date
Pages
504
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.3 X 1.6 inches | 2.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780691156934

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About the Author

Radcliffe G. Edmonds III is the Paul Shorey Professor of Greek in the Department of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies at Bryn Mawr College. His many books include Redefining Ancient Orphism and Myths of the Underworld Journey. Edmonds lives in Haverford, Pennsylvania.

Reviews

"Drawing Down the Moon is the richest and most thoughtful investigation into the magic of the ancient Greco-Roman world currently available. I expect it quickly to become the first port of call for anyone interested in this subject."--James B. Rives, author of Religion in the Roman Empire
"By providing insightful analysis and marshaling an immense amount of information that covers a millennium of ancient culture, Drawing Down the Moon gives us a broad yet thorough overview of magic in Greek and Roman antiquity."--Sarah Iles Johnston, author of Ancient Greek Divination
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