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The Resource Officina magica : essays on the practice of magic in antiquity, edited by Shaul Shaked, (electronic resource)

Officina magica : essays on the practice of magic in antiquity, edited by Shaul Shaked, (electronic resource)

Label
Officina magica : essays on the practice of magic in antiquity
Title
Officina magica
Title remainder
essays on the practice of magic in antiquity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Shaul Shaked
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book of essays deals with magical phenomena in Mesopotamian, Zoroastrian, Greek and Jewish cultures. The topics discussed include Mesopotamian magic, its impact on the Aramaic magic bowls, Jewish magical literature, magical gems, Zoroastrian omens, and methods of research
Member of
Dewey number
133.4/3/089924
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shaked, Shaul
Series statement
IJS studies in Judaica,
Series volume
v. 4
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  • Jewish magic
  • Magic in rabbinical literature
  • Magic, Ancient
Label
Officina magica : essays on the practice of magic in antiquity, edited by Shaul Shaked, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 316) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Form and purpose in Aramaic spells: some Jewish themes (the poetics of magic texts) / Shaul Shaked -- Incantations in southern Mesopotamia -- from clay tablets to magical bowls (thoughts on the decline of the Babylonian culture) / Joachim Oelsner -- Tablets and magical bowls / Markham J. Geller -- Lunar and snake omens among the Zoroastrians / Antonio Panaino -- What is a magical text? Methodological reflections aimed at redefining early Jewish magic / Yuval Harari -- Drawing and writing: a fourth-century magical spell from Oxyrhynchus / Hagit Amirav -- (Re)interpreting magical gems, ancient and modern / Simone Michel -- Jewish mysticism in the Geonic period: the prayer of Rav Hamnuna Sava / Klaus Herrmann -- Some observations on the diffusion of Jewish magical texts from late antiquity and the early middle ages in manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah and Ashkenaz / Reimund Leicht -- Understanding ritual in Jewish magic: perspectives from the Genizah and related sources / Michael D. Swartz -- "Watermarks" in the MS Munich, Hebr. 95: magical recipes in historical context / Giuseppe Veltri -- The unwritten chapter: notes towards a social and religious history of Geniza magic / Steven Wasserstrom -- Magic and human reason / Marcel Sigrist
Control code
ocn191952882
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004144590
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952882
Label
Officina magica : essays on the practice of magic in antiquity, edited by Shaul Shaked, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 316) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Form and purpose in Aramaic spells: some Jewish themes (the poetics of magic texts) / Shaul Shaked -- Incantations in southern Mesopotamia -- from clay tablets to magical bowls (thoughts on the decline of the Babylonian culture) / Joachim Oelsner -- Tablets and magical bowls / Markham J. Geller -- Lunar and snake omens among the Zoroastrians / Antonio Panaino -- What is a magical text? Methodological reflections aimed at redefining early Jewish magic / Yuval Harari -- Drawing and writing: a fourth-century magical spell from Oxyrhynchus / Hagit Amirav -- (Re)interpreting magical gems, ancient and modern / Simone Michel -- Jewish mysticism in the Geonic period: the prayer of Rav Hamnuna Sava / Klaus Herrmann -- Some observations on the diffusion of Jewish magical texts from late antiquity and the early middle ages in manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah and Ashkenaz / Reimund Leicht -- Understanding ritual in Jewish magic: perspectives from the Genizah and related sources / Michael D. Swartz -- "Watermarks" in the MS Munich, Hebr. 95: magical recipes in historical context / Giuseppe Veltri -- The unwritten chapter: notes towards a social and religious history of Geniza magic / Steven Wasserstrom -- Magic and human reason / Marcel Sigrist
Control code
ocn191952882
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 320 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004144590
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952882

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