The Routledge history of medieval magic / edited by Sophie Page and Catherine Rider.
- Other Title:
- History of medieval magic
- London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
- Routledge histories.
xvii, 550 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Magic -- History -- To 1500.
Manners and customs.
Europe -- Social life and customs -- To 1500.
- Rethinking how to define magic / Richard Kieckhefer
For magic: against method / Claire Fanger
A discourse historical approach towards medieval learned magic / Bernd-Christian Otto
The concept of magic / David L. d'Avray
Responses / Richard Kieckhefer [and 3 others]
Arabic magic: the impetus for translating texts and their reception / Charles Burnett
The Latin encounter with Hebrew magic: problems and approaches / Katelyn Mesler
Magic in Romance languages / Sebastià Giralt
Central and eastern Europe / Benedek Láng
Magic in Celtic lands / Mark Williams
Scandinavia / Stephen A. Mitchell
From Hermetic magic to the magic of marvels / Antonella Sannino
The notion of properties: tensions between Scientia and Ars in medieval natural philosophy and magic / Isabelle Draelants
Solomonic magic / Julien Véronèse
Necromancy / Frank Klaassen
John of Morigny / Claire Fanger and Nicholas Watson
Cecco d'Ascoli and Antonio da Montolmo: the building of a "nigromantical" cosmology and the birth of the author-magician / Nicolas Weill-Parot
Beringarius Ganellus and the Summa Sacre magice: magic as the promotion of God's kingship / Damaris Aschera Gehr
Jerome Torrella and the "astrological images" / Nicolas Weill-Parot
Peter of Zealand / Jean-Marc Mandosio
Magic and natural philosophy / Steven P. Marrone
Medicine and magic / Peter Murray Jones and Lea T. Olsan
Illusion / Robert Goulding
Magic at court / Jean-Patrice Boudet
Magic and gender / Catherine Rider
Magic in literature: romance transformations / Corinne Saunders
Music / John Haines
Magic and archaeology: ritual residues and "odd" deposits / Roberta Gilchrist
The visual culture of magic in the Middle Ages / Alejandro García Avilés
Medieval magical figures: between image and text / Sophie Page
Scholasticism and high medieval opposition to magic / David J. Collins
Pastoral literature and preaching / Kathleen Kamerick
Superstition and sorcery / Michael D. Bailey
Witchcraft / Martine Ostorero
Epilogue: cosmology and magic: the angel of Mars in the Libro de astromagia.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
"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."--Page [ii].
- Page, Sophie, 1972- editor.
Rider, Catherine (Catherine Rosemary), editor.
- Other format:
- Online version: Routledge history of medieval magic.
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