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The Magician, the Witch,. has been added to your Cart. Peters teases out of familiar tales of fear and fantasy a real picture of those who, in cell, court, and countryside, offered their sinister services to an increasingly credulous world. Edward Peters is Henry Charles Lea Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.

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In the early Middle Ages, magic was considered a practical science, requiring study and skill. But as European society became more articulate and self-conscious, the old tradition of magic as a science became associated with heresy and sorcery. Thereafter the Middle Ages knew no safe, learned magic that was not subject to accusation of diabolism in one form or another, and the magician, like the later witch, could be punished for both spiritual and temporal offenses.

Through Peters's analysis of the legal, ecclesiastical, and literary responses to this problem, magic and witchcraft are located more accurately in the cultural context of the time, providing important insight into medieval history

Through Peters's analysis of the legal, ecclesiastical, and literary responses to this problem, magic and witchcraft are located more accurately in the cultural context of the time, providing important insight into medieval history.

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Magic, Witchcraft, Pagans & Christians 13 magic. 11 The practice of White Magic, however, was a different matter. Thomsen noted a very profound difference between the concept of magic in ancient Babylon and among the later classical writers. The classical writer was more concerned with love potions, necromancy and the manipulation of demons while magical practices of the Babylonians are instead prescriptions for communication with the divine

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Magician, the Witch and the Law download epub
Author: Edward Peters
ISBN: 0855274565
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Branch Line; 1st edition (February 1979)
Pages: 350 pages