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Title Ancient Christian magic : coptic texts of ritual power / Marvin Meyer, general editor ; Richard Smith, associate editor ; Neal Kelsey, managing editor.

Imprint [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, c1994.


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Description xiii, 407 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-407).
Contents Old Coptic texts of ritual power -- Greek texts of ritual power from Christian Egypt -- Ritual power in Coptic gnostic texts -- Healing spells -- Protective spells -- Sexual spells -- Curses -- Spells with other applications -- Collections of recipes -- A portfolio of spells from the British Library -- The Coptic hoard of spells from the University of Michigan -- The Coptic book of ritual power from Leiden -- A Coptic book of ritual power from Heidelberg.
Subject Magic, Ancient.
Magic -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Coptic magic.
Magic, Egyptian.
Added Author Meyer, Marvin W.
Smith, Richard, 1943 Sept. 28-
ISBN 0060655844 (pbk. : alk. paper)
006065578X (alk. paper) : $25.00 ($33.50 CAN)

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