Speaking with Spirits in Medieval Magic Texts.
In: Raymond, J, (ed.)
Conversations with Angels. Essays towards a History of Spiritual Communication, 1100-1700.
Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK.
This chapter discusses different kinds of interactions with spirits in medieval magic texts, their significance for the medieval understanding of angels and demons and the limits of orthodoxy in communications between spiritual beings and humans.
|Title:||Speaking with Spirits in Medieval Magic Texts|
|Keywords:||magic, demons, angels, rituals, medieval, communication, conversation, interrogation, spirits, cosmology|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences
UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences > History
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