Dear Supporters, I am writing to you today with a progress update on Interlinear Magic. My commitments this semester will wrap up in two weeks, and I will be devoting 100% (instead of about 65%) of my time to putting the final touches on the book at that point. I aim to get the writing […]
Tag: Egyptian concepts in the PGM
Dear Supporters, I am writing today to announce the release of the first of several preview chapters of Interlinear Magic. You can download the PDF file of chapter 16, the “Egyptian Rite for Gathering Herbs” (PGM IV.2967-3006), from this page. This is one of the “shorter” chapters, so it lacks the commentary and vocabulary tools […]
Dear Supporters, Work on Interlinear Magic continues to progress, albeit more slowly than I predicted. More accurately, I am still tying up loose ends, but there are far more loose ends than I thought when I sent the last update. Additionally, I am considerably busier this semester, since I have had the opportunity to resume […]
Dear Supporters, I write to you today having just printed a complete draft of the hydra-headed General Introduction to Interlinear Magic. The draft of the Introduction alone is 52,000+ words, which is more than three times as much as I originally intended, and this is the primary reason for the additional delay. I have written […]
Dear supporters, Interlinear Magic is progressing well and nears completion. What follows is a detailed update on the progress and an outline of what to expect over the next few months. (Please remember that if your shipping address will change before the book is shipped, you can update it through the survey sent out through […]
I recently did an interview with Earl from the Secret History of Western Esotericism Podcast (SHWEP.net) on Iamblichus’s theurgy and its many connections to the PGM. Check it out here!
The book will also feature some hieroglyphic images where they help explain certain concepts in the Greek texts. For example, the royal epithet αἰωνόβιος, “ever-living,” is the Ptolemaic equivalent of ankh-djet, shown below: