Tag Archives: Koln

The Bones of the Magi

In my Dark Apostle series about medieval medicine and magic, my secret society of witches refers to themselves as “Magi,” (singular:  magus)  from the Persian word for one with knowledge of Oriental magic and astrology (according to my OED).  Interestingly, … Continue reading

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Potshots and Fantasy

On my recent research trip to Germany, I was kicked out of a couple of museums at closing time.  I wish I’d had more time especially in the Kolnisches Stadtmuseum, a wonderful place rich with history and helpful displays.  Also … Continue reading

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