PDF NEW The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia Ê W. F. Ryan


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The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook review Î PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ W. F. Ryan read The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia The title of this book refers to the classic time and place for magic witchcraft and divination in Russia The Bathhouse at Midnight by one of the worlds foremost experts on the subject surveys all forms of magic both learned and popular in Russia from the fifth to the eighteenth century While no book on the subject could be exhaustive The Bathhouse at Midnight does describe and assess all the literary sources of magic witchcraft astrology alchemy and divination. This book is a great survey The sources used are brilliant And it provides a great grasp on the subject while being very clear what it will and will not coverI definitely suggest this if you re interested in Russian history mythology or magic studies

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The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook review Î PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ W. F. Ryan read The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia From Kiev Rus and Imperial Russia and to some extent Ukraine and Belorussia Where possible Ryan identifies the sources of the texts usually Greek Arabic or West European and makes parallels to other cultures ranging from classical antiuity to Finnic He finds that Russia shares most of its magic and divination with the rest of EuropeSubjects covered include the Evil Eye the Number of the Beast omens dreams talismans and amulets plants gemstones and other material. This is THE book of Slavic magicI just used this book as the main source for my thesis on magic and folk custom in Russia Out of all the books I researched this one has by far the most information in a very well laid out format Most of Ryan s sources are primary texts and are well recorded if you ever want to do further studyIt s also a great source for anyone who just wants to learn about the magical side of Slavic culture And I found it very easy to read

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The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia characters ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook review Î PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ W. F. Ryan read The Bathhouse at Midnight: An Historical Survey of Magic and Divination in Russia S thought to possess magic properties The first chapter gives a historical overview and the final chapter summarizes the political religious and legal aspects of the history of magic in Russia The author also provides translations of some key texts The Bathhouse at Midnight will be invaluable for anyonestudent teacher or general readerwith an interest in Russia magic or the occult It is uniue in its field and is set to become the definitive study of Russian magi. A startling and long overdue tome on Russian Magic At first you could be forgiven for thinking the work is another scholarly treatise by a modern day Budge However it soon transpires that the author has explored every conceivable facet of Rusian magic including Binary Divination and creaks in walls to advanced oracular systems I came across the author through the Panizzi lectures and invested in the book only to be surprised that I had purchased an encyclopedia almanac and definitive text all in one If you are interested in practical magic the work will help you with perspectives you might not have yet considered The reason for the interest is that after many years of autocratic rule monarchical and Communist Russians never gave up on their folk wisdom this comes through in the work


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