Attilio Mastrocinque, Joseph Sanzo, Marianna Scapini, Ancient magic: then and now. Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beitraege, 74. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2020. Pp. 451. ISBN 9783515127967. €82,00. Reviewed by Elaine C. Sanderson on BMCR.
From Mathieu Ossendrijver <email@example.com>============================ the project ZODIAC – “Ancient Astral Science in Transformation” (ERC) based atInstitute for the History of Knowledge in the Ancient World (FU Berlin)has the following job […]
The Freie Universität Berlin has launched the website for its project researching the formations of ancient zodiacal and mathematised cosmology in the near east and beyond, seeking ‘to develop a […]
George Boys-Stones and the University of Toronto are putting on a workshop on Apuleius’ translation of (Ps.)Aristotle’s On the World, a very important and under-researched document in the history of […]
Ancient esotericism-specialists may know M. David Litwa’s work from his Hermetica II volume or elsewhere. In a new OUP offering he addresses the problem of how the idea of an […]
Nicola Spanu’s new book looks at Proclus’ use of the Chaldæan Oracles, a revelatory hexameter text of a Platonistic vein from the second century, in an attempt to determine what […]
The De mundo is an under-researched classic of ancient thought with major ramifications for western esotericism, in particular the ‘cosmic religion’ highlighted by Festugière in the Revelation d’Hermes Trismegiste. The […]