The myth of the magus / by E.M. Butler

Author(s): Butler, E. M. (Eliza Marian), 1885-1959
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Subjects: Magic--History
Magicians--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Canto ed
Published: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: xiv, 281 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Origins
a. The Ritual Hero 1
b. The Professional Practitioner 4
Pt. I. The Golden Age
Ch. I. The Wise Men of the East
a. The Magi 15
b. Zoroaster 20
Ch. II. Hebrew Holy Men
a. Moses 29
b. Solomon 35
Ch. III. The Sages of Greece
a. Pythagoras 44
b. Apollonius of Tyana 55
Ch. IV. The Downfall of the Magus
a. Christ 66
b. Simon Magus 73
Pt. II. The Dark Ages
Ch. I. Under the Christian Cloud
a. Cyprian 87
b. Theophilus 91
c. Gerbert 94
Ch. II. Post-Pagan Shades
a. Virgil 98
b. Merlin 104
Ch. III. Beneath a Black Sun
a. Zyto 112
b. Joan and Gilles 116
c. Doctor Faust 121
d. Friar Bacon 144
Ch. IV. In the Light of Common Day
a. Dee and Kelley 160
b. Gauffridi and Grandier 172
Pt. III. Return of the Magi
Ch. I. Aristeas Redivivus 179
Ch. II. The Man of Mystery 185
Ch. III. The Grand Copht 215
Ch. IV. Madame and the Masters 243
Ch. V. The 'Holy Devil' 261
Conclusion 264
Bibliography 269
Index 277
Notes: LCCN: 92037635
ISBN: 0521225647 (hc)
ISBN: 052140679X (pb)
ISBN: 0521437776
"First published 1948"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-275) and index
OCLC Number: 27010845
ISBN/ISSN: 0521225647
052140679X
0521437776