Chaldean oracles and theurgy: mysticism, magic and Platonism in the later Roman Empire. Front Cover. Yochanan Lewy. Institut français d’arcéologie orientale. Aries – Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 14 () 95– ARIES Book Reviews ∵ Hans Lewy Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy. Chaldaean oracles and theurgy: mysticism, magic and platonism in the later Roman Empire. Responsibility: Hans Lewy. Edition: Nouv. éd. / par Michel Tardieu.
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Essays in Honour of Peter Brown, ed. In chaldeean book’s initial chapter, Lewy suggests that new fragments should be added to the body of oracles usually discussed, and in the following sections he presents a thorough analysis of the Chaldean system as it can be inferred from the available sources – the lenghty passages that consider the Chaldeans’ cosmology which includes a demonology and their rituals a cbaldean chapter is devoted to the reconstitution of the Chaldeans’ immortalization of the soul are especially worth noting.
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On the Chaldaean Oracles. In the meantime, the Oracles have continued to benefit from lavish schol- arly attention. Indeed, a similarly wide-ranging, compendious study of theurgy and the Oracles which is built not upon the generation of Cumont but of Shaw or Athanassiadi is a desideratum.