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Headword: Μαγική
Adler number: mu,13
Translated headword: magic, Magian [lore]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Medes and Persians discovered this. It differs from goeteia [sorcery] and pharmakeia [witchcraft] itself.
Greek Original:
Μαγική: ταύτην ἐφεῦρον Μῆδοι καὶ Πέρσαι. ἡ διαφέρουσα τῆς γοητείας καὶ αὐτῆς φαρμακείας.
Notes:
George the Monk, Chronicon 1.74.10-12. The headword is actually an adjective ["Magian, magical, of magic"], presupposing a noun for art or craft; contrast mu 9.
cf. mu 29, pi 1367, gamma 365, mu 9, phi 100.
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 July 2002@02:06:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 July 2002@07:05:40.
David Whitehead (added note) on 14 July 2002@07:07:30.
David Whitehead on 24 April 2013@08:52:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2013@23:12:40.
Catharine Roth (tweaked headword and note) on 30 September 2015@18:34:16.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 17 May 2016@05:40:35.

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