lunedì 2 aprile 2018

Egyptian Magic, E. A. W. Budge

272 pages | Dover Publications | ISBN13: 9780486226811

Everything known about magic in ancient Egypt: the role of magic in controlling the gods, powerful amulets that warded off evil spirits, scarabs of immortality, use of wax images, formulas & spells, the secret name, etc:
Preface
Antiquity of magical practices in Egypt 
Magical stones or amulets 
Magical figures 
Magical pictures & formulæ, spells etc.
Magical names 
Magical ceremonies 
Demoniacal possession, dreams, ghosts, lucky & unlucky days, horoscopes, prognostications, transformations & the worship of animals

Libro scovato nella libreria del Museo Egizio di Torino. Un tomo che ha i suoi anni, ma li porta bene. Consigliatissimo.

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