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Title The Routledge history of medieval magic / edited by Sophie Page and Catherine Rider.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Routledge histories
Routledge histories.
Summary The Routledge History of Medieval Magic brings together the work of scholars from across Europe and North America to provide extensive insights into recent developments in the study of medieval magic between c.1100 and c.1500. This book covers a wide range of topics, including the magical texts which circulated in medieval Europe, the attitudes of intellectuals and churchmen to magic, the ways in which magic intersected with other aspects of medieval culture, and the early witch trials of the fifteenth century. In doing so, it offers the reader a detailed look at the impact that magic had within medieval society, such as its relationship to gender roles, natural philosophy, and courtly culture. This is furthered by the book's interdisciplinary approach, containing chapters dedicated to archaeology, literature, music, and visual culture, as well as texts and manuscripts. The Routledge History of Medieval Magic also outlines how research on this subject could develop in the future, highlighting under-explored subjects, unpublished sources, and new approaches to the topic. It is the ideal book for both established scholars and students of medieval magic.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Introduction -- 1. Rethinking how to define magic -- 2. For magic : against method -- 3. A discourse historical approach towards medieval learned magic -- 4. The concept of magic -- 5. Responses -- 6. Arabic magic : the impetus for translating texts and their reception -- 7. The Latin encounter with Hebrew magic : problems and approaches -- 8. Magic in Romance languages -- 9. Central and Eastern Europe -- 10. Magic in Celtic lands -- 11. Scandinavia -- 12. From Hermetic magic to the magic of marvels -- 13. The notion of properties : tensions between Scientia and Ars in medieval natural philosophy and magic -- 14. Solomonic magic -- 15. Necromancy -- 16. John of Morigny -- 17. Cecco d'Ascoli and Antonio da Montolmo : the building of a "nigromantical" cosmology and the birth of the author-magician -- 18. Beringarius Ganellus and the Summa sacre magice : magic as the promotion of God's Kingship -- 19. Jerome Torrella and "astrological images" -- 20. Peter of Zealand -- 21. Magic and natural philosophy -- 22. Medicine and magic -- 23. Illusion -- 24. Magic at court -- 25. Magic and gender -- 26. Magic in literature : Romance transformations -- 27. Music -- 28. Magic and archaeology : ritual residues and "odd" deposits -- 29. The visual culture of magic in the Middle ages -- 30. Medieval magical figures : between image and text -- 31. Scholasticism and high medieval opposition to magic -- 32. Pastoral literature and preaching -- 33. Superstition and sorcery -- 34. Witchcraft -- 35. Epilogue : cosmology and magic : the angel of Mars in the Libro de astromagia.
Subject Magic -- History -- To 1500.
Europe -- Social life and customs -- To 1500.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Magick Studies.
HISTORY -- Medieval.
Magic. (OCoLC)fst01005468
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Chronological Term To 1500
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Page, Sophie, 1972- editor.
Rider, Catherine (Catherine Rosemary), editor.
Added Title History of medieval magic
Other Form: Print version: The Routledge history of medieval magic London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019. 1315613190 (DLC) 2018304330
Online version: Routledge history of medieval magic. Abindgon, Oxon. ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019 (OCoLC) 1081315370
ISBN 9781317042754 ebook
1315613190 (ebook)
9781315613192 (ebook)
9781472447302 (hardback)
9781317042761 (electronic book)
131704276X (electronic book)
9781317042747 (Mobipocket)
1317042743 (Mobipocket)
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