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Ritual, myth and magic in early modern Europe

E. William Monter

Ritual, myth and magic in early modern Europe

by E. William Monter

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Published by Harvester Press in Brighton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ritual,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Europe -- History,
  • Religious tolerance -- Europe -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam Monter.
    SeriesPre-industrial Europe 1350-1850 -- no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS422.R/
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. --
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14212372M
    ISBN 100710803583

      The comprehensive study of rituals in early modern Europe argues that between about and a revolution in ritual theory took place that utterly transformed concepts about time, the body, and the presence of spiritual forces in the world. Edward Muir draws on extensive historical research to emphasize the persistence of traditional Christian 5/5(3). Writing in , Sigmund Freud’s essay ‘Animism, Magic and the Omnipotence of Thoughts’, published as part of the textTotem and Taboo, describes an object of ritual magic that more commonly today may be described as a ‘voodoo doll’ and is often associated with the sticking of pins into a small effigy to achieve the same effect. Yet.

    Ceremonial magic (ritual magic, high magic or learned magic) encompasses a wide variety of long, elaborate, and complex rituals of works included are characterized by ceremony and a myriad of necessary accessories to aid the practitioner. It can be seen as an extension of ritual magic, and in most cases synonymous with it. Popularized by the Hermetic Order of the . Magic was both mundane and mysterious in early modern Europe, and the witches who practiced it could in many ways be quite ordinary members of their communities. The vivid cases described in this volume should make the reader question how to distinguish the ordinary and extraordinary and the extent to which those terms need to be redefined for.

      Historians have named the era in Europe that lasted from about to the age of the “Witch Hunts.” During this period approximately , people went on trial for the crime of witchcraft with around half of them found guilty and executed. This book presents the story of a unique collection of manuscripts of ‘learned magic’ that was sold for a fantastic sum within the clandestine channels of the German book trade in the early eighteenth century. The book will interpret this collection from two angles – as an artefact of the early modern book market as well as the longue.


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