This chapter explores the term mágos and its cognates – and to what degree such terms signified “ambiguous or unsanctioned ritual.” Before the end of the 4th century BCE mágos and mágeia shifted from mostly ambiguous terms for itinerant religious entrepreneurs to designations with either positive ph...

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Published in:Guide to the study of ancient magic
Subtitles:Cultural constructions of ambiguous, unsanctioned, or illegitimate ritual
Main Author: Graf, Fritz 1944-
Format: Electronic Article
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Published: Brill 2019
In: Guide to the study of ancient magic
Year: 2019, Pages: 115-138
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)