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In: Self, Soul and Body in Religious Experience
In: Mesopotamian Magic: Textual, Historical and Interpretative Perspectives
In: If a Man Builds a Joyful House: Assyriological Studies in Honor of Erle Verdun Leichty
Towards a History and Understanding of Babylonian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature
Author: Tzvi Abusch
This volume is about the history, literature, ritual, and thought associated with ancient Mesopotamian witchcraft.
With chapters on the changing forms and roles of witchcraft beliefs, the ritual function, form, and development of the Maqlû text (the most important ancient work on the subject), and the meaning of the Maqlû ceremony, as well as the ideology of the final version of the text. The volume significantly contributes to our understanding of the Maqlû text, and the reconstruction of the development of thought about witchcraft and magic in Mesopotamia.
In: Further Studies on Mesopotamian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature
In: Further Studies on Mesopotamian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature
In: Further Studies on Mesopotamian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature
In: Further Studies on Mesopotamian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature