Traditions of Magic in Near East and Caucasus Seminar SeriesInstitute of Oriental and Classical Studies (HSE University, Moscow) Magic in MesopotamiaDr. JoAnn Scurlock Wednesday, March 243:30 pm (GMT)Register at <https://docs.google.com/document/d/101rp6ZxM-uoySu1tEuPHKgjG1CYdGXwpsldE78NhO58/edit> […]
Prof. Geoffrey Smith (UT Austin) will show you everything you need to know about how to make your own magical papyrus over at Ancient Jew Review – see here.
BMCR has posted a review by Mark Roblee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) of the recent volume of Eleni Pachoumi and Mark J. Edwards (eds.), Praying and contemplating in late antiquity: […]
A call for contributions to a collection on Roman magic can be found on the publisher’s website: the proposed title is ‘There Is No One Who Does Not Fear To Be […]
Radcliffe G. Edmonds III, Drawing down the moon: magic in the ancient Greco-Roman world. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019 The title of Radcliffe Edmond’s new book on magic in antiquity […]
The study of the material culture of magic is sort of the new frontier, as people have worked over the literary remains of antique magical traditions with a pretty fine-toothed […]
New publications on magic in antique societies are coming thick and fast at the moment (or at least thick and fast for such a generally-overlooked field of study). David Frankfurter […]