Iamblichus' evocation of a spirit at Hamat Gader

Cover art commissioned for the book "Evocating the Gods" by Christopher A. Plaisance www.avaloniabooks.com/product-… "Within the extant corpus of Hellenistic literature, there are a small number of attestations of a curious term: θεαγωγία (divine evocation). The use of the terms "evocation" and "invocation" within contemporary discourses on magic exhibit clear technical distinctions — with invocation being an activity proper to the supernal genera of beings occupying a higher place than the