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

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

Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 1996. Second Edition - Reprint. Softcover. Small quarto. lviii + 340pp. In-text illustrations, glossary. The large format softcover reprint of the second edition of this important work. 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 and a touch of creasing. Light bump at upper spine, small red line across bottom edge of text block near spine, plain white sticker over ISBN panel on rear cover. Clearly not read, but a little shelf-worn. Still, a tight, bright & unmarked VG+ copy. Item #69406
ISBN: 9780226044477

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