"Magic" Show Notes and Credits

Image Credits

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Sources used in this video:

Michael D. Bailey, Magic: The Basics (Routledge, 2018)

Owen Davies, Magic: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2012)

Paula R. Hartz, Zoroastrianism (Chelsea House, 2009)

Jan N. Bremmer, “The Birth of the Term ‘Magic’”, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, Bd. 126 (1999): 1-12

Victor H. Mair, “Old Sinitic ‘myag’, and English ‘Magician’”, Early China 15 (1990): 27-47.

Helen A. Loane, “The Sortes Vergilianae”, The Classical Weekly 21.24 (1928): 185-189.

E.K. Rand, “Virgil the Magician”, The Classical Journal 26.1 (1930): 37-48.

Mario N. Pavia, “Virgil as a Magician”, The Classical Journal 46.2 (1950): 61-64.

Matthew Solomon “Up-to-Date Magic: Theatrical Conjuring and the Trick Film”, Theatre Journal 58.4 (2006): 595-615.



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