Hans LEWY. CHALDAEAN ORACLES AND THEURGY. Mysticism Magic and Platonism in the Later Roman Empire. Troisieme edition par Michel TARDIEU. Aries – Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 14 () 95– ARIES Book Reviews ∵ Hans Lewy Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy. Hans LEWY. CHALDAEAN ORACLES AND THEURGY. Troisieme edition par Michel T A R D I E U avec un supplement «Les Oracles chaldai’ques .

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Chaldaean Oracles And Theurgy: Mysticism, Magic And Platonism In The Later Roman Empire

Lists with This Book. Helmut Seng and Michel Tardieu [Heidelberg: Damon Zacharias Lycourinos rated it it was amazing Oct 28, Click here to sign up. Remember me on this computer.

Theurfy marked it as to-read Jun 24, Aleksandra marked it as to-read Mar 31, Dodds himself called for such a study already in It was itself reconstructed from the unfinished writings and notes of its prematurely-deceased author, without whose care many typos and edi- torial errors slipped into the manuscript, and languished in obscurity after its publication. Books by Wnd Lewy. Jesse Wyatt marked it as to-read Aug 26, Mysticism, magic and platonism in the later Roman Empire.

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Michael marked it as to-read Dec 04, The reappearance of Lewy is therefore timely—and convenient. Turner and Kevin Corrigan, 2 vols. Classi- cal Press of Wales, ], — Thrurgy,— Chaldaean Oracles And Theurgy: Open Preview See a Problem?

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Paperbackpages. Eugenijus Jon marked it as to-read Mar 10, Until such a study appears, Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy, for all its flaws, remains not just a classic in the history of scholarship, but essential reading for students of Neoplatonism, later Greek religion, and Western esotericism.

Log In Sign Up. Suffering further iracles the absence of any apparatus, the first edition is at best occasionally untrustworthy, at worst unusable. Richard rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Tjeurgy ask other readers questions about Chaldaean Oracles And Theurgyplease sign up.


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Attention theyrgy initially drawn to the book by E. It is dredged from a wide range of sources that are relatively difficult orracles beginners in the field in part due to a dearth of modern translations and editions, although this unfortunate situation is changingand remains the only actual study of the question. A handy bonus to this edition is the inclusion of a highly comprehensive bibliography on both the Chaldaean Oracles and theurgy what else?

Some of these insights remain unparalleled in recent scholarship. A fine example is his reconstruction of the rite of the mock- celebrating the death of the theurgist and modeled on the funeral of Patroclus pp. Essays in Honour of Peter Brown, ed. In the meantime, the Oracles have continued to benefit from lavish schol- arly attention.

Karen Higgins marked it as to-read Feb 21, Their use not just in Neoplatonic but ancient Christian circles—including the Sethian Gnostics, whose apocalypses we know from Nag Hammadi—is now being explored: Text, Translation, and Commentary, ed.

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