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ANCIENT PATHWAYS AND HIDDEN PURSUITS Religion, Morals, and Magic in the Ancient World

ANCIENT PATHWAYS AND HIDDEN PURSUITS Religion, Morals, and Magic in the Ancient World (Used)

by Luck, George

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Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket

Book ID: 4111, 4111

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University of Michigan Press, 2000, cloth & dj, 314pp, mint copy. A collection of essays, on Hermes, magic, E. R. Dodds, Orphica, etc., by Georg Luck, professor emeritus of Classics at Johns Hopkins, and a noted authority on Greek occulta. Titles of some of the papers gathered here are: Review of E. R. DoddsÕ 'The Greeks and The Irrational'; 'King Midas and The Orphic Mysteries'; 'Was Lucretius Really Mad?'; 'Theurgy and Forms of Worship in Neoplatonism'; 'The Doctrine of Salvation in The Hermetic Writings'; 'Recent Work on Ancient Magic'; 'Magic, Miracle, and Salvation: The Spiritual Journey'; 'Two Predictions of The End of Paganism'; 'Humour in Pagan Culture and The Early Church', etc. In print at $64.50.

The Voynich Manuscript The Voynich Manuscript
Clemens, Raymond
Yale University Press

Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...
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Price: $50.00

The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company



Price: $16.95

The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context) The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press

Limited to 800 copies

The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
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Price: $58.50

Norse Mythology Norse Mythology
Gaiman, Neil
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.



Price: $25.95

LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Azoth Press

Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.

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For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...
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Price: $59.00