Hans LEWY. CHALDAEAN ORACLES AND THEURGY. Mysticism Magic and Platonism in the Later Roman Empire. Troisieme edition par Michel TARDIEU. Aries – Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 14 () 95– ARIES Book Reviews ∵ Hans Lewy Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy. Hans LEWY. CHALDAEAN ORACLES AND THEURGY. Troisieme edition par Michel T A R D I E U avec un supplement «Les Oracles chaldai’ques .

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Paperbackpages. The third edition is, for the most part, a semi -affordable reprint of its predecessor. In the meantime, the Oracles have continued to benefit from lavish schol- arly attention.

Suffering further from the absence of any apparatus, the first edition is at best occasionally untrustworthy, at worst unusable.

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Copies of the second edition are exceedingly rare and thus expensive. Attention was initially drawn to the book by E.

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Caldaean of Lewy, Chaldaean Oracles and Theurgy 3rd ed. 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. Richard rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Their use not just in Neoplatonic but ancient Christian circles—including the Sethian Gnostics, whose apocalypses we know from Nag Hammadi—is now being explored: