Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Pensamiento filosófico y pensamiento mágico. El hechizo de Eros y Psique en la Espada de Dárdano (PGM IV 1715-1870)

Emilio Suárez de la Torre


Remarks on the erotic spell known as Sword of Dardanos (PGM IV 175-1780), focusing on the relationship with other spells and with Greek, Egyptian, and Jewish magical traditions and practices both of the image to be incised in an amulet and of the features of the prayer-hymn to Eros that must be recited, such as described in the spell. The structure of the paper is as follows: 1. Introduction, 2. Scheme of the Sword of Dardanos, 3. The spell and its background: 3.1 Eros in the PGM, 3.2 Underlying intertextuality and interculturality, 3.3 Prayer for Eros; 4. Final thoughts.

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