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  • Recent Publications, 2007–8

Overviews, Surveys, and Theoretical Works

Battistini, Matilde. Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art. Trans. Rosanna M. Giammanco Frongia. Los Angeles, 2007.
Doering-Manteuffel, Sabine. Das Okkulte: Eine Erfolgsgeschichte im Schatten der Aufklärung von Gutenberg bis zum World Wide Web. Munich, 2008.
Keyworth, David. Troublesome Corpses: Vampires and Revenants from Antiquity to the Present. Southend-on-Sea, U.K., 2007.
Petropoulos, John. ed. Greek Magic: Ancient, Medieval and Modern. New York, 2008.
Versluis, Arthur. Magic and Mysticism: An Introduction to Western Esotericism. Lanham, Md., 2007.

Ancient and Classical West

Beck, Roger. A Brief History of Ancient Astrology. Malden, Mass., 2007.
Bohack, Gideon. Ancient Jewish Magic: A History. Cambridge, 2008.
Frankfurter, David. "Fetus Magic and Sorcery Fears in Roman Egypt." Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 46 (2006): 37-62.
Stratton, Kimberly B. Naming the Witch: Magic, Ideology, and Stereotype in the Ancient World. New York, 2007.

Late Antiquity and Medieval Europe

Brévart, Franics B. "Between Medicine, Magic, and Religion: Wonder Drugs in German Medico-Pharmaceutical Treatises of the Thirteenth to the Sixteenth Centuries." Speculum 83 (2008): 1-57.
Delaurenti, Béatrice. La Puissance des mots: Débats doctrinaux sur le pouvoire des incantations au Moyen Age. Paris, 2007.
Dillman, François-Xavier. Les magiciens dans l'Islande ancienne: tudes sur la représentation de la magie islandaise et de ses agents dans les sources littéraires norroises. Uppsala, 2006.
Hall, Alaric. Elves in Anglo-Saxon England: Matters of Belief, Health, Gender and Identity. Woodbridge, U.K., 2007.
Iribarren, Isabel. "From Black Magic to Heresy: A Doctrinal Leap in the Pontificate of John XXII." Church History 76 (2007): 32-60 [End Page 237] .
MacLeod, Mindy, and Bernard Mees. Runic Amulets and Magic Objects. Woodbridge, U.K., 2006.
Magdalino, Paul. L'orthodoxie des astrologues: La science entre le dogme et la divination à Byzance (VIIe-XIVe siècle). Paris, 2006.
Ostorero, Martine, and Kathrin Utz Tremp, eds., in collaboration with Georg Modestin. Inquisition et sorcellerie en Suisse romande: Le registre Ac 29 des Archives cantonales vaudoises (1438-1528). Lausanne, 2007.
Véronèse, Julien, ed. L'Ars notoria au Moyen Age: Introduction et edition critique. Florence, 2007.
Véronèse, Julien. "La notion d"auteur-magicien' à la fin du Moyen Age: Le cas de l'ermite Pelagius de Majorque († v. 1480)." Médiévales 51 (2006): 119-38.
Véronèse, Julien. "La rêve sollicité: Un theme de la magie rituelle médié vale." Sociétés et Répresentations 23 (2007): 83-103.

Early Modern Europe

Almond, Philip. The Witches of Warboys: An Extraordinary Story of Sorcery, Sadism and Satanic Possession. Houndmills, U.K., 2008.
Bever, Edward. The Realities of Witchcraft and Popular Magic in Early Modern Europe: Culture, Cognition and Everyday Life. Houndmills, U.K., 2008.
Borromeo, Federico. Paralella cosmographica de sede et appartitionibus daemonum, liber unus, ed. Francesco di Ciaccia. Rome and Milan, 2006.
Briggs, Robin. The Witches of Lorraine. Oxford, 2007.
Brooks, Jeanice. "Music as Erotic Magic in a Renaissance Romance." Renaissance Quarterly 60 (2007): 1207-56.
Clark, Stuart. Vanities of the Eye: Vision in Early Modern European Culture. Oxford, 2007.
Clucas, Stephen, ed. John Dee: Interdisciplinary Studies in English Renaissance Thought. Dordrecht, 2006.
Curran, Brian. The Egyptian Renaissance: The Afterlife of Ancient Egypt in Early Modern Italy. Chicago, 2007.
Debus, Allen G. The Chemical Promise: Experiment and Mysticism in the Chemical Philosophy, 1550-1800. Sagamore Beach, Mass., 2006.
Dijkhuizen, Jan Frans van. Devil Theater: Demonic Possession and Exorcism in English Renaissance Drama, 1558-1642. Woodbridge, U.K., 2007.
Duni, Matteo. Under the Devil's Spell: Witches, Sorcerers, and the Inquisition in Renaissance Italy. Florence, 2007.
Edwards, Kathryn A., and Susie Speakman Sutch, eds. and trans. Leonarde's Ghost: Popular Piety and "The Appearance of a Spirit" in 1628. Kirksville, Mo., 2008 [End Page 238] .
Goodare, Julian, Lauren Martin, and Joyce Miller, eds. Witchcraft and Belief in Early Modern Scotland. Houndmills, U.K., 2008.
Hallett, Nicky. Witchcraft, Exorcism and the Politics of Possession in a Seventeenth Century Convent. Aldershot, U.K., and Burlington, Vt., 2007.
Handley, Sasha. Visions of an Unseen World: Ghost Beliefs and Ghost Stories in Eighteenth-Century England. London, 2007.
Hauser, Walter. Der Justizmord an Anna Göldi: Neue Recherchen zum...

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ISSN
1940-5111
Print ISSN
1556-8547
Pages
pp. 237-243
Launched on MUSE
2008-10-25
Open Access
No
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