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It was a widespread practice in the area of Palestine, Syria and Asia Minor during the fourth to the seventh centuries of the current era to use talismans written on. This book contains the texts of all the legible amulets in Aramaic known today, as well as 13 hitherto unpublished bowls. The texts are proved with translations. The book contains the texts of all the legible amulets in Aramaic known today as well as 13 unpublished till now bowls. Their study allows us to peak into the.

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The study of these incantations provides a glimpse into the religious feelings and practices of common people in the Antlquity period and enriches our knowledge of Palestinian and Babylonian Aramaic usage.

About the Author — Amulets and Magic Bowls: Rubin edsEpigraphy, Philology, and the Hebrew Bible: From inside the book. The study of these incantations provides a glimpse into the religious feelings and practices of common people in the Talmudic period and enriches our knowledge of Palestinian and Babylonian Aramaic usage. This book contains the texts of all the legible amulets in Aramaic known today, as well as 13 hitherto unpublished bowls.

The text of the bowls very often talks of chaining and pressing the evil entities; at the same time it may also bid them go bosls, leave the house and desist from bothering the house-owner.

We must confess that this argument fails to convince us.

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This book contains a wealth of new material for the history of magic mavic the Near East, edited and interpreted with meticulous scholarship.

About the Book — Amulets and Magic Bowls: Other editions – View all Amulets and Magic Bowls: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Books on “Magic aramajc Occult” Category. They were used to protect the home and inhabitants of the home from evil and disease as well as to arouse love.

Amulets and Magic Bowls: Aramaic Incantations of the Late Antiquity

The texts are proved with translations and bowks, and a detailed glossary of all the words is given. It was a widespread practice in the area of Palestine, Syria and Asia Minor during aramaiic fourth to the seventh centuries of the current era to use talismans written on metal sheets in order to ward off the powers of evil, to heal people, or to gain the love of a person.

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He has published widely in the field of magic texts from Palestine and Babylonia. The texts are proved with translations and commentaries, and a detailed glossary of all the words is given. He has written numerous books and articles on ancient west semitic inscriptions and scripts.

From inside the book. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Article PDF first page preview. The bowl thus serves both to entrap the evil powers and to reject them; there is no real contradiction between these two propositions. It seems, according to Gordon, much more incantaions that they would want to get rid of the maleficent spirits and to have them removed from the house.

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Amulets and Magic Bowls – Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity

Amulets and Magic Bowls: Sign In or Create an Account. A Handbook on the Hebrew Text. Amulets and magic bowls: The common Babylonian practice of the same period was to write incantation texts on earthenware bowls.

This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. His research interests include Zorcoastrian incantatiins in the Sasanian period, the transmission of symbols, themes and ideas from Sasanian Iran to Islam, early Judeo-Persian language and literature, magical literature in late antiquity anx in early Islam.

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Using FileOpen Plugin with your Mac. Amulets and magic bowls: Arnold No preview available. The study of these incantations provides a glimpse into the religious feelings Don’t have an account? Bibliography, Glossary and Indices.