Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity
(91 words)

Curator

Gideon Bohak.

Imprint

Ann Arbor, Mich., USA, 1996. Booklet, 36 pp., cover illustration only, 22 × 14 cm. English.

Location

University of Michigan Library (6 February–1 June 1996)

Description

Items from the Library’s collection related to magic and its practitioners in the Mediterranean basin and Near East, 1st–7th C CE. Material presented in three sections, each with introductory text: Recipe Books (manuals of magical practices), Protective Magic (amulets, gems, and Babylonian Demon Bowls), and Aggressive Magic. Detailed entries, most with translations of amuletic inscriptions. 42 items.

main keywords

AMULETS
ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS
MAGIC

Cite this page
“Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1381>
First published online: 2019



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