Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Wednesday, 24 Apr 2024 - 18:00
The Western Magical Tradition
This lecture makes a survey of learned ceremonial magic in Europe throughout history and demonstrates that both of the customary claims made for it by practitioners since the Middle Ages are actually correct: that there is a continuous tradition of it and that it is ultimately derived from ancient Egypt.
In doing so, it also shows what is distinctive about Western magic.
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