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    F. LI. Griffith,Herbert Thompson
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    Dover Publications; New Ed edition (June 1, 1974)
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The Leyden Papyrus: Egyptian Magic (Forgotten Books).

The Leyden Papyrus: Egyptian Magic (Forgotten Books).

THE LEYDEN PAPYRUS An Eqgptian. Dover publications, inc. new york. International Standard Book Number: 0-486-22994-7 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 73-90639. Manufactured in the United States of America. 180 Varick Street.

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Griffith & Herbert Thompson. so in the case of the Greek passage in 15/25-28, which has itself clearly an Egyptian origin.

THE M. dating from the third century . THE M. Its and medicine-is not destitute of interest. It is closely connected with the Greek magical papyri from Egypt of the same period, but, being written in demotic, naturally does not reproduce the Greek hymns which are so important a feature of those papyri.

by F. Griffith and Herbert Thompson. Dating to the second or third century . this papyrus was key to the decipherment of the Demotic Ancient Egyptian dialect. It is also of great importance for the study of magic in antiquity. Included are spells to cure diseases, obtain visions, raise the dead, et. as well as a number of spells for erotic purposes. The text contains invocations to a wide range of deities and other entities, with names drawn from the Ancient Egyptian pantheon and the Gnostic Aeons. This book is better known under the title The Leyden Papyrus, by which it was reprinted by Dover in 1974 (see box to right). On the other hand, as might have been expected, Egyptian mythology has an overwhelmingly strong position, and whereas the Greek papyri scarcely go beyond Hermes, Anubis, and the Osiris legend, the demotic magician introduces Khons, Amon, and many other Egyptian gods. Also, whereas the former assume a knowledge of the modus operandi in divination by the lamp and bowl, the latter describes it in great detail.

F Griffith; Herbert Thompson. This Egyptian book of magic includes powerful spells passed down through the ages. Book Format: Paperback. It was discovered in the mid-1800s and, after being carefully pieced together, formed a fifteen-foot strip of papyrus containing intriguing spells and potions that could actually be used today. It is believed that this was once the book of a practicing sorcerer, who collected and used its contents on a regular basis.

Items related to The Leyden Papyrus: Egyptian Magic (Forgotten Books). Edward Herbert Thompson Edward H. Thompson was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. Llewellyn, Francis The Leyden Papyrus: Egyptian Magic (Forgotten Books). ISBN 13: 9781605064499. About the Publisher: Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology. Forgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. Initially inspired by the books of John Lloyd Stephens, Thompson devoted much of his career to study of the Maya civilization.

First complete translation of crucial 3rd-century A.D. manuscript of Egyptian magic, medicine. 15-foot roll of papyrus reveals spells, incantations, aphrodisiacs, invoking various gods. Probably compilation of practicing Egyptian sorcerer. Transliteration of demotic included.

As a Kemetic practitioner, this is an essential part of my library. Not only does it give useful spells, it aids in the construction of my own spells and rituals, and allows me to improve my understanding.
A Very Good 'pony' style copy, just perfect for someone doing research in that field.

I recommend this book to those interested in the arcane arts.
Good shape. Strange little book, in most Necronomicon book's bibliographies for some strange reason. i guess it is a little more practical as a 'Grimoire' of Egyptian Magick than The actual Book Of The Dead (Papyrus Of Ani)..
This book contains knowledge the other books quote on ancient Egyptian spells...