The Sorcerer’s Handbook

The Sorcerer’s Handbook

The Sorcerer’s Handbook: Medieval Arabic Magic in Context

Posted by Emily Selove

27 February 2023

A Leverhulme-funded research project, 2019-2022.

This project focuses on a collection of magical texts attributed to an influential medieval scholar of the Arabic language, Sirāj al-Dīn al-Sakkākī (d. 1229 CE). We are producing an edition and translation of his grimoire, accompanied by a co-authored volume of essays.

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