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Byzantine Magic

Edited by Henry Maguire

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780884023401

Publication Date: 03/31/2009


224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

35 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 2 tables

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  • Preface
  • Introduction [Henry Maguire]
  • The Fathers of the Church and the Evil Eye [Matthew W. Dickie]
  • The Archaeological Context of Magic in the Early Byzantine Period [James Russell]
  • Magic and the Christian Image [Henry Maguire]
  • Holy and Unholy Miracle Workers [Alexander Kazhdan]
  • Reactions of Two Byzantine Intellectuals to the Theory and Practice of Magic: Michael Psellos and Michael Italikos [John Duffy]
  • Balsamon on Magic: From Roman Secular Law to Byzantine Canon Law [Marie Theres Fögen]
  • A Contribution to the Study of Palaeologan Magic [Richard P. H. Greenfield]
  • Magic in Slavia Orthodoxa: The Written Tradition [Robert Mathiesen]
  • Abbreviations
  • Index

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