Light in Extension: Greek Magic from Homer to Modern Times

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Llewellyn Publications, 1992 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 249 pages
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The grand sweep of Greek magic, philosophy and religion from the archaic period of Homer's Iliad up to the present. This book begins with the magic and mythology of classical Athens; gives detailed considerations of Gnosticism, early Christianity and Neoplatonism; explains the manifestations of Greek thought in the Renaissance; and explores the Greek elements of the magic of the Golden Dawn, Aleister Crowley and others.

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Contents

Archaic and Classical Greek Magic
27
Classical Greek Philosophy
45
Hellenistic Philosophy
85
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About the author (1992)

David Godwin, born in 1939 in Dallas, Texas, and a one-time resident of Houston, Atlanta, Miami, and New York, is a student of esoteric lore, magic, and the cabala. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Godwin has worked as a manual laborer, a newspaper reporter, an editor for a petrochemical magazine, a technical editor for two NASA contractors during the Apollo missions, a typesetter, and a free-lance writer.

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