RELG 3041 Magic in the Ancient World

3 hours; 3 credits

Survey of magic rituals and practitioners in ancient Greece, Rome and contemporary ancient cultures including ancient Egypt, Babylon, and Judea. Study of the social context behind ancient magic, as well as the surviving literary, papyrological, and epigraphic evidence for magic rituals. This course is the same as Classics 3241.

Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the chairperson.


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