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, 1996. First Softcover Edition. Softcover. Small quarto. lviii + 340pp. In-text 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". Covers show light shelf wear, a few light marks to page edges, otherwise a tight, unmarked VG+ copy. Item #63646
ISBN: 9780226044477

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