The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation. Including the Demotic Spells. Volume 1: Texts, Introduction to Demotic Magical, Janet H. Johnson, Edited and.

The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation. Including the Demotic Spells. Volume 1: Texts,

Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto. lviii + 340pp. Orange cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, intext illustrations, glossary. The Greek magical papyri are a collection of magical spells, formulas, hymns and rituals from Greco-Roman Egypt dating from the Fifth century A.D. "This volume represents the efforts of an international team of scholars under the leadership of the editor and contains a fresh translation of the Greek papyri, as well as Coptic and Demotic texts". Corners lightly bumped, top edge of text block lightly foxed, otherwise a tight, bright near Fine copy in lightly rubbed near Fine dust jacket. Item #63303
ISBN: 0226044440

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