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Ancient Christian magic

coptic texts of ritual power
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Princeton University Press , Princeton, NJ
Magic, Coptic, Magic, Egy
StatementMarvin Meyer, general editor ; Richard Smith, associate editor ; Neal Kelsey, managing editor.
ContributionsMeyer, Marvin W., Smith, Richard, 1943 Sept. 28-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1591 .A48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL371626M
ISBN 100691004587
LC Control Number98033163

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ISBN: Ancient Christian magic book OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Old Coptic texts of ritual power --Greek texts of ritual power from Christian Egypt --Ritual power in Coptic gnostic texts --Healing spells --Protective spells --Sexual spells --Curses --Spells with other applications --Collections.

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