Ioan Petru Culianu (), Romanian-born historian of religions, essayist and fiction writer, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago’s Divinity. CULIANU, IOAN PETRU (January 5, –May 21, ), a scholar of Romanian origin, was born in Iaşi, Romania. He descended from ancestors who played. The present essay aims at analysing a work of fantastical prose fiction written by Ioan Petru Culianu in English (yet still unpublished in its original language).

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Just as science gives the present age its ruling myth, so magic gave a ruling myth to the Renaissance. Iter in silvis Vol. Help Center Find new research papers in: Writings by Others, consists of colleagues’ manuscripts sent to Culianu for review, organized alphabetically by author; two files of student papers; and a a large collection of reprints, periodicals and photocopied texts, filed chronologically. While much of the material in this collection is in English, there are significant portions in Italian, Romanian, German, French, Dutch and Greek.

To ask other readers questions about Eros and Magic in the Renaissanceplease sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Material in this series spans the yearswith the bulk of material pefru from Marcus Aurelius rated it it was amazing Oct 17, In Out of This World: Translated by Margaret Cook. Thank God pentru prezentarea in engleza la editia din Eros and Magic in the Renaissance Chicago Original Paperback It is a widespread prejudice of modern, scientific society that “magic” is merely a ludicrous amalgam of recipes and methods derived from primitive and erroneous notions about nature.


There he first worked as a fellow and then as an associate professor at the University of Chicago ‘s Divinity School.

He points out that the working of phantasy is fundamental to comprehend magical processes in the Renaissance, since magic was primarily directed to affect human imagination through the manipulation of phantams images in Greek. Between the magical and the mystical.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Neither the motive nor the killer’s identity is known, though numerous theories have been advanced, many related to Culianu’s criticism of Romanian politics. Remember me on this computer. As a result, the suave Laura and the omnipotent Emerald Goddess can be read as two reformulations — the former romantic, the latter mythopoeic — of the “Great Mother of Initiation”.

Jul 02, Rjyan rated it it was amazing. Writings by Culianu, contains several files of manuscripts, drafts and notes; these files are organized chronologically.

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Material in this series spans the yearsand includes drafts of writings about Eliade by Culianu and other colleagues; editorial and personal correspondence; reprints of Eliade’s writings; and memorial material such as obituaries. Mircea Eliade by Ioan Petru Culianu.


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Petfu try your request again later. Culianu also wrote fiction and essays, including political pieces opposing Romania’s post-Revolution regime. Jun 19, M. Cullanu book that combines fulianu love for Giordano Bruno with a study on magic as social and individual manipulation?

Restricted, contains a single file of class lists fromlisting student grades. This collection is organized into five series:.

Eros and Magic in the Renaissance by Ioan Petru Culianu

Particularly interesting are the articles appeared in the last Culianu, when he was trying to develop a new paradigm of knowledge in the Humanities, concentrating in the study of the mind.

In the course of his study, Couliano examines in detail the ideas of such writers as Giordano Bruno, Marsilio Ficino, and Pico della Mirandola and illuminates many aspects of Renaissance culture, including heresy, medicine, astrology, alchemy, courtly love, the influence of classical mythology, and even the role of fashion in clothing.

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