This collection looks to have something to interest many a student of ancient esotericism. Table of Contents Part 1 Setting the Stage 1 Contextualizing the Study of Ecstatic Experience in […]
Reposting a review from BMCR that slipped through my fingers in 2021 – definitely an important discussion of an important new book, particularly for readers of the Hermetica. Marina Escolano-Poveda, The […]
Reposted from BMCR, a review by NSEA’s own Nicholas Banner on a new volume on heavenly journeys and tours of the underworld: Seelenreise und Katabasis: Einblicke ins Jenseits in antiker […]
The Apocalypse of Abraham in Its Ancient and Medieval ContextsThe Brill Reference Library of Judaism, 69Author: Amy Paulsen-ReedHardbackISBN: 978-90-04-43061-7€108.00 $130.00 The Apocalypse of Abraham is a pseudepigraphal work that narratesAbraham’s […]
The third and final volume in a series publishing cuneiform astral omen texts from Assur. From Harrassowitz. Heeßel, Nils P.Divinatorische Texte IIIAstrologische Omina. Keilschrifttexte aus Assur literarischen Inhalts 13Erscheinungsdatum: 03.11.2021Preise: […]
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.
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 […]