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About Initiating the Novice
Initiating the Novice I: Defining the Field
Books used in this Unit
Magic in the Ancient Greek World by
Call Number: Staten Island: BF1591 .C57 2008
Publication Date: 2008-03-17
Magic in the Ancient World by
Call Number: Hunter: BF1591 .G7231 1999
Publication Date: 1998-01-05
This text aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to ancient magic. It gives direct access to the sources but selects the important, characteristic examples.
Initiating the Novice II: What is Ancient Magic?
Smith, Here, There, and Anywhere
Jonathan Smith, Here, There, and Anywhere" in Noegel, Scott B., Joel Thomas Walker, and Brannon M. Wheeler. Prayer, Magic, and the Stars in the Ancient and Late Antique World. University Park, Pa: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2003.
Graf, Naming the Sorcerer
Graf, Fritz. "Naming the Sorcerer" in Magic in the Ancient World. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1997. Ch. 2, p, 20-35.
Reading Review 7
Reading Worksheet 7, for "Initiating the Novice" part 2