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Title Healing magic and evil demons : canonical Udug-Hul incantations / edited by Markham J. Geller
Edition 1 [edition]
Published Boston : De Gruyter, 2015
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Series Die babylonisch-assyrische Medizin in Texten und Untersuchungen ; Vol. 8
Contents Table of Contents ; Acknowledgements ; Chapter One. Healing magic and Udug-hul Incantations ; History of the present text edition ; History of the Text of Udug-hul / Utukkū Lemnūtu; UH Incipits and Manuscripts ; Ritual content of UH incantations ; Chapter Two. Survey of Mesopotamian Magic ; Legitimacy
Formal vs. folk magic Magic as theory ; Incantation prayer, individual voice ; Magic and divination ; Chapter Three. Udug-hul as Healing Arts ; Exorcist as diagnostician ; Assyrian Court Memorandum ; Conclusion ; Chapter Four. Text Partitur of Udug-hul ; Udug-hul Tablet 1
Udug-hul Tablet 16 Chapter Five ; Collations and corrections of Forerunners to Udug-hul (Geller 1985) ; Appendix Ni 630 (UHF p. 140-145) ; Indices ; Museum numbers of Sources for Udug-hul ; Concordance of K to P Numbers (CDLI) ; Index to Chapters 1-3 ; Bibliography ; Abbreviations
Udug-hul Tablet 2 Udug-hul Tablet 3 ; Udug-hul Tablet 4 ; Udug-hul Tablet 5 ; Udug-hul Tablet 6 ; Udug-hul Tablet 7 ; Udug-hul Tablet 8 ; Udug-hul Tablet 9 ; Udug-hul Tablet 10 ; Udug-hul Tablet 11 (Marduk's Address to the Demons) ; Udug-hul Tablet 12 ; Udug-hul Tablet 13-15
Summary This book brings together ancient manuscripts of the large compendium of Mesopotamian exorcistic incantations known as Udug.hul (Utukku Lemnutu), directed against evil demons, ghosts, gods, and other demonic malefactors within the Mesopotamian view of the world. It allows for a more accurate appraisal of variants arising from a text tradition spread over more than two millennia and from many ancient libraries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Exorcism -- Iraq.
Incantations, Assyro-Babylonian.
Incantations, Sumerian.
Magic, Assyro-Babylonian.
Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric -- Iraq.
Form Electronic book
Author Geller, Markham J., editor
LC no. 2015045785
ISBN 1501500155 (ePub)
1614513090 (eBook)
9781501500152 (ePub)
9781614513094 (eBook)
(hardcover)