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Nd the magical was blurred According to popular lore magicians of the Middle Ages were trained in the art of magic in magician schools located in Unlocked books PDFEPUB ² various metropolitan areas such as Naples Athens and Toledo It was common knowledge that magic was learned and that cities had schools designed to teach the dark arts The Spanish city of Toledo for example was so renowned for its magic training schools that the art of Toledo was synonymous with the art of magic Until Benedek Lang's work on Unlocked books little had books Manuscripts of PDFEPUB been known about the place of magic outside these major cities A principal aim of Unlocked b

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Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in HistoryOoks Manuscripts of Learned Magic ePUB books is to situate the role of central Europe as a center for the study of magicLang helps chart for us how the thinkers of that day clerics courtiers and university masters included in their libraries not only scientific and religious treatises but also texts related to the books Manuscripts of Learned Magic ePUB field of learned magic These texts were all enlisted to solve life's uestions whether they related to the outcome of an illness or the meaning of lines on one's palm Texts summoned angels or transmitted the recipe for a magic potion Lang gathers magical texts that could have been used by practitioners in late fifteenth century central Europe

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  • Heather Jones

    Epub ò Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Ü Citybreakscheap Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in HistoryNote I obtained this book to do research for a historic fantasy novel My opinions should not necessarily be taken as an academic evaluationThis book is part of the fascinating and valuable “Magic in History” publications series from Pennsylvania State University Press They’re also associated with the Societas Magica group that put on several of my favorite Kalamazoo sessions this year Láng’s work focuses on an under studied topic comparing and analyzing the contents and context of magical texts originating in or used in central and eastern Europe After a discussion of the larger historic and philosophical context there is a detailed and copiously illustrated look at focal topics such as image magic divination using diagrams alchemy and ritual magic The last section of the book addresses three main contexts in which these books were used clerical courtly and university My brief skim through the contents already h


  • Brian

    Epub ò Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Ü Citybreakscheap Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in HistoryTaking as his case study the intellectual life of Central European academic courtly and monastic cultures in the later Middle Ages Benedek Láng considers how the scribal process of constructing a codex comprising the selection of texts for transcription the conscious commission and omission of content as well as the occasional composition of original material or at least the synthetic recombination of what has been borrowed and the analogous process by which individuals and institutions collected such volumes into their libraries can be investigated and interpreted so as to reconstruct the epistemological schemas and social milieus of the people who wrote read and in the case of such texts of practical magical operations as those to which Láng'


  • Patricia PhD

    Epub ò Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Ü Citybreakscheap Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in HistoryIt is an excellent book about magic books from Poland Bohemia and Hungary but I was misled by the title While the books may have been unlocked I could get only the barest glimpse of them because of all the owners crowded around them D I had been hoping that the author would tell about the contents of these manuscripts rather than who owned them


  • Dustin

    Epub ò Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Ü Citybreakscheap Unlocked Books Manuscripts of Learned Magic in the Medieval Libraries of Central Europe Magic in History Magic in History Magic in History Magic in HistoryVery enjoyable look not only at books containing magical procedures but also their dissemination and reproduction what can be gleaned about their users and the libraries and collections in which they resided all in th