Traditions of Magic in Late Antiquity


Bonner = Campbell Bonner, Studies in Magical Amulets, Chiefly Graeco-Egyptian, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1950.

GMPT = Hans Dieter Betz, The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation, Including the Demotic Spells, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986 (2nd ed., 1992).

Meyer-Smith = Marvin Meyer & Richard Smith, Ancient Christian Magic: Coptic Texts of Ritual Power, San Francisco: Harper, 1994.

PDM = Demotic Magical Papyri, translated in GMPT.

PGM = K. Preisendanz, Papyri Graecae Magicae, 2 vols., Leipzig: Teubner, 1928-31 (2nd ed. Stuttgart, 1973-4).

PMich = The Michigan Papyri, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1931- .

Suppl. Mag. I = Robert W. Daniel and Franco Maltomini, Supplementum Magicum, vol. I, [Papyrologica Coloniensia XVI.1], Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1990.

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