Bodies of Knowledge in Ancient Mesopotamia

The Diviners of Late Bronze Age Emar and their Tablet Collection

Matthew Rutz, Brown University

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€168,00
$234.00
ISBN13: 
9789004245679
E-ISBN: 
9789004245686
Publication Date: 
April 2013
Format: 
Hardback
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ISSN: 
1566-7952
Volume: 
9

Tzvi Abusch, Brandeis University

The Akkadian series Maqlû is the most important magical text against witchcraft from Mesopotamia. This new edition of the standard text contains a synoptic edition of all manuscripts, a composite text in transliteration, an annotated transcription and translation.
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285149
Expected: 
May 2015
€181,00
$234.00

Tzvi Abusch and Daniel Schwemer

Mesopotamian anti-witchcraft rituals and prescriptions prescribe ceremonies and treatments for dispelling witchcraft, destroying the witch, and protecting and curing the patient. The Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals aims to present a reconstruction and critical editions of this body...
Series: 
Volume: 
8/1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189133
E-ISBN: 
9789004214897
Publication date: 
December 2010
€191,00
$254.00

Andrew C. Cohen

This book combines archaeological and textual evidence to outline the process of mourning, burying, and venerating dead elites in Early Dynastic Mesopotamia. It argues that these ritual acts constituted a locus of ideological production and empowerment for early rulers.
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004146358
Publication date: 
October 2005
€178,00
$237.00

Francesca Rochberg

In the Path of the Moon offers a collection of essays concerning Babylonian celestial divination. It investigates various aspects of cuneiform celestial omens, horoscopes, and astronomy and their wide-ranging influences on later Hellenistic science and philosophy.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183896
E-ISBN: 
9789004189614
Publication date: 
May 2010
€165,00
$220.00
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004123878
Publication date: 
June 2002
€122,00
$162.00

Nils P. Heeßel

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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004123861
Publication date: 
July 2002
€149,00
$198.00

JoAnn Scurlock

This work explores the interaction between magic and medicine in ancient Mesopotamia, as applied specifically to ghosts. Included is a discussion of sin and natural causes in Mesopotamian medicine. Additionally, it transliterates and translates 352 prescriptions designed to cure psychological and...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004123977
Publication date: 
December 2005
€250,00
$333.00

Edited by Leda Ciraolo and Jonathan Seidel

Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004124066
Publication date: 
July 2002
€91,00
$121.00
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789056930332
Publication date: 
January 2000
€144,00
$192.00