Ancient Philosophy Mystery and Magic

Ancient Philosophy  Mystery  and Magic
Author : Peter Kingsley
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages : 422
Release : 1995
ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105018238308
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ancient Philosophy Mystery and Magic Book Description:

The second half of the book re-examines problems regarding the connections between ancient magic, science, and religion. More specifically, it traces for the first time a line of transmission from Empedocles and the early Pythagoreans down to southern Egypt, and from there into the world of Islam.


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