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Author Moriggi, Marco.

Title A Corpus of Syriac incantation bowls : Syriac magical texts from Late-Antique Mesopotamia / by Marco Moriggi
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2014
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Series Magical and religious literature of late antiquity, 2211-016X ; volume 3
Magical and religious literature of late antiquity ; v. 3
Contents Syriac incantation bowls (list) -- Photographs and facsimiles (credits) -- Abbreviations -- Sigla -- I. Introduction -- The study of Syriac incantation bowls -- Methodology -- The language of Syriac incantation bowls -- Terminological remarks -- II. Palaeography -- Scripts of the Syriac incantation bowls -- Syriac bowls and Estrangela script -- Syriac bowls and Manichaean script -- Conclusions -- III. Texts -- Glossary -- List of angels, deities, demons, and other entities -- List of clients and adversaries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Incantation bowls -- Iraq.
Incantations -- Iraq.
Inscriptions, Syriac -- Iraq.
Paleography -- Iraq.
Syriac language -- Iraq -- Texts.
Iraq -- Antiquities.
Iraq -- Religious life and customs -- Sources.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306858216 (electronic bk.)
9004272798 (electronic bk.)
9781306858212 (electronic bk.)
9789004272798 (electronic bk.)