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Aramaic Incantation Texts from Nippur (James A Montgomery) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2011) 9781108025812
Aramaic Incantation Texts from Nippur (James A Montgomery) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2011) 9781108025812
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Title: Aramaic Incantation Texts from Nippur

Author: Montgomery, James A

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2011

Paperback; ISBN: 9781108025812

Volumes: 1; Pages: 374

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First published in 1913, this book contains transcriptions, translations and illustrations of Aramaic exorcism texts from 40 bowls discovered during an archaeological expedition to Mesopotamia in 1888-1889, and dating from the early centuries CE. A substantial introduction sets the material in the context of Babylonian sorcery and Hellenistic magic.Table of ContentsPrefaceIntroduction1. Survey of the material2. Script and language3. The magic of the texts4. Historical conclusionsTextsGlossariesGeneral indexPrefatory note to the platesRegister of the bowlsPlates
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