Session Title

Efficacious Words: Spoken and Inscribed

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Research Group on Manuscript Evidence; Societas Magica

Organizer Name

Jason E. Roberts

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Austin

Presider Name

Marla Segol

Presider Affiliation

Univ. at Buffalo

Paper Title 1

Four Approaches to the Power of Words

Presenter 1 Name

Lea T. Olsan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Louisiana-Munroe

Paper Title 2

Mid uuorrdun endi mid uuercun: The Introduction of Christian Holy Words into Germanic Folk Prayers and Charms

Presenter 2 Name

Collin Brown

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Austin

Paper Title 3

The Power of God's Name and the Problem of God's Favor: A Diachronic ​Examination of the Tradition(s) of Solomonic Magic

Presenter 3 Name

Jason E. Roberts

Paper Title 4

Magic, Prayer, and the Power of Words

Presenter 4 Name

Alison Harthill

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Cardiff Univ.

Start Date

16-5-2015 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1130

Description

This session brings together papers on the power and efficacy of magic words, including materials ranging from Medieval Solomonic traditions to Medieval Germanic folk traditions.

David Porreca

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May 16th, 1:30 PM

Efficacious Words: Spoken and Inscribed

Schneider 1130

This session brings together papers on the power and efficacy of magic words, including materials ranging from Medieval Solomonic traditions to Medieval Germanic folk traditions.

David Porreca