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Title Continuity and innovation in the magical tradition / edited by Gideon Bohak, Yuval Harari, and Shaul Shaked
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 390 pages) : illustrations
Series Jerusalem studies in religion and culture, 1570-078X ; v. 15
Jerusalem studies in religion and culture ; v. 15
Contents Continuity and Innovation in the Magical Tradition: A Jerusalem Symposium and Its Wider Contexts; The Revision of Babylonian Anti-witchcraft Incantations:The Critical Analysis of Incantations in the Ceremonial Series Maqlû; From Ritual to Magic: Ancient Egyptian Precursors of the Charitesion and their Social Setting; Scribal Practices in the Production of Magic Handbooks in Egypt; Magic and Divination: Two Apolline Oracles on Magic; Magic and Medicine in the Roman Imperial Period: Two Case Studies
An Arabic Version of "The Sword of Moses"Index
When Magical Techniques and Mystical Practices Become Neighbors: Methodological ConsiderationsTransmission and Transformation of Spells: The Case of the Jewish Babylonian Aramaic Bowls; 'This is a Qybl' for Overturning Sorceries': Form, Formula--Threads in a Web of Transmission; Astral Magic in Ancient Jewish Discourse: Adoption, Transformation, Differentiation; The Planets, the Jews and the Beginnings of "Jewish Astrology"; Metatron and the Treasure of Gold: Notes on a Dream Inquiry Text from the Cairo Genizah; The Magical Rotuli from the Cairo Genizah
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Magic -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Bohak, Gideon, 1961-
Harari, Yuval.
Shaked, Shaul.
LC no. 2011008361
ISBN 9004203516 (electronic bk.)
9004215263 (electronic bk.)
9789004203518 (electronic bk.)
9789004215269 (electronic bk.)