The Leyden papyrus: an Egyptian magical book

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Dover Publications, 1974 - History - 205 pages
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First complete translation of crucial 3rd-century A.D. manuscript of Egyptian magic, medicine. 15-foot roll of papyrus reveals spells, incantations, aphrodisiacs, invoking various gods. Probably compilation of practicing Egyptian sorcerer. Transliteration of demotic included.

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Original Egyptian and Greek with English translation, this later Egyptian grimoire provides an invaluable insight into the occult practices and beliefs of an Egyptian sorcerer. Read full review


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