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The Magus, a legendary magician of superhuman powers, is an archetype central to myth and religion across many cultures. Identifying its anthropological origins in ancient rituals performed by a shaman or wizard to ensure the prosperity of his tribe, E. M. Butler goes on to trace its subsequent development in pre-Christian religious and mystic philosophers, in medieval sorcerers and alchemists, and finally in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century occult revival. From Zoroaster to Solomon, Merlin to Faust, Cagliostro to ...

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The Myth of the Magus 1993, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521437776

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The Myth of the Magus 1979, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521295543

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