Chapter 2. A Framework for Greek Magic

  1. Derek Collins

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696453.ch2

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

How to Cite

Collins, D. (2008) A Framework for Greek Magic, in Magic in the Ancient Greek World, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696453.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132381

Online ISBN: 9780470696453

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Keywords:

  • greek magic;
  • textual approach;
  • noble heroes;
  • powerful goddess;
  • natural world

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Magic and the Gods

  • Divinity and Nature

  • The Hippocratics: Magic, Divination, and Epilepsy

  • Plato and Greek Psychology

  • Magic and Causality

  • Greek Magicians

  • Gorgias Mageia and Go teia

  • Other Magical Terms

  • Conclusion