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The Resource Spiritual taxonomies and ritual authority : Platonists, priests, and gnostics in the Third Century C.E., Heidi Marx-Wolf

Spiritual taxonomies and ritual authority : Platonists, priests, and gnostics in the Third Century C.E., Heidi Marx-Wolf

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Spiritual taxonomies and ritual authority : Platonists, priests, and gnostics in the Third Century C.E.
Title
Spiritual taxonomies and ritual authority
Title remainder
Platonists, priests, and gnostics in the Third Century C.E.
Statement of responsibility
Heidi Marx-Wolf
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spiritual Taxonomies and Ritual Authority recounts how philosophers of the late third century C.E. organized the spirit world into hierarchies, positioning themselves as high priests in the process. By establishing themselves as experts on sacred matters, they fortified their authority, prestige, and reputation
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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Marx-Wolf, Heidi
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Divinations: rereading late ancient religion
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  • Neoplatonism
  • Gnosticism
  • Spirits
  • Demonology
  • Animal sacrifice
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Spiritual direction
  • Animal sacrifice
  • Demonology
  • Gnosticism
  • Neoplatonism
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Spiritual direction
Label
Spiritual taxonomies and ritual authority : Platonists, priests, and gnostics in the Third Century C.E., Heidi Marx-Wolf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. How to Feed a Daemon: Third-Century Philosophers on Blood Sacrifice
  • Chapter 2. Everything in Its Right Place: Spiritual Taxonomy in Third-Century Platonism
  • Chapter 3. The Missing Link: Third-Century Platonists and "Gnostics" on Daemons and Other Spirits
  • Chapter 4. High Priests of the Highest God: Third-Century Platonists as Ritual Experts
Control code
ocn933443387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812292442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812292442
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
881181
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933443387
Label
Spiritual taxonomies and ritual authority : Platonists, priests, and gnostics in the Third Century C.E., Heidi Marx-Wolf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. How to Feed a Daemon: Third-Century Philosophers on Blood Sacrifice
  • Chapter 2. Everything in Its Right Place: Spiritual Taxonomy in Third-Century Platonism
  • Chapter 3. The Missing Link: Third-Century Platonists and "Gnostics" on Daemons and Other Spirits
  • Chapter 4. High Priests of the Highest God: Third-Century Platonists as Ritual Experts
Control code
ocn933443387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812292442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812292442
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
881181
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933443387

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