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 […]
Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2021.07.35: Roxanne Sarrazin Bélanger, Alain Delattre, Daniel Demaiffe, Natasja De Winter, Alain Martin, Georges Raepsaet, Marie-Thérèse Raepsaet-Charlier, Iaô sabaôth: pratiques magiques dans la cité des Tongres: une […]
The interface of esotericism with the history of biblical literature, and Christianity and Judaism more widely, is understudied. It’s great to see a new volume focusing on apocryphal and esoteric […]
Below you find a link for the new book of Emilie Kutash, Goddesses of Myth and Cultural Memory, available through Bloomsbury and on Amazon: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/goddesses-in-myth-and-cultural-memory-9780567697400/ Here is a description from […]
The title probably tells you what you need to know about this book. Sure to contain at least something of interest to lovers of the parabiblical esoteric. The Oxford Handbook […]
Cornutus may be of interest to lovers of ancient esotericism for a number of reasons, but especially interesting is the fact that this Stoic philosopher of the first century CE […]