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Ancient Christian Magic:
Coptic Texts of Ritual Power
Edited by Marvin W. Meyer & Richard Smith
With a new afterword by the editors

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. 1Ritual Power in Egypt
Ch. 1Old Coptic Texts of Ritual Power
Ch. 2Greek Texts of Ritual Power from Christian Egypt
Ch. 3Ritual Power in Coptic Gnostic Texts
Pt. 2Coptic Spells of Ritual Power
Ch. 4Healing Spells
Ch. 5Protective Spells
Ch. 6Sexual Spells
Ch. 7Curses
Ch. 8Spells with Other Applications
Pt. 3Coptic Handbooks of Ritual Power
Ch. 9Collections of Recipes
Ch. 10A Portfolio of Spells from the British Library
Ch. 11The Coptic Hoard of Spells from the University of Michigan
Ch. 12The Coptic Book of Ritual Power from Leiden
Ch. 13A Coptic Book of Ritual Power from Heidelberg
Afterword
AppPreviously Unpublished Coptic Texts of Ritual Power in the Beinecke Library, Yale University
Textual Notes
Glossary
Illustration Credits
Bibliography

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