Amulets and Magic Bowls: Aramaic...

The book contains the texts of all the legible amulets in Aramaic known today as well as 13 unpublished till now bowls. Their study allows us to peak into the religious feelings and practices of common people in the Talmudic period. The book contains a wealth of new material for the history of magic in the Middle East.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Figures ( All drawings by Ada Yardeni, unless otherwise noted)Fig. 1. Amulet 1 43 Fig. 2. Amulet 2 48 Fig. 3. Amulet 3 53 Fig. 4. Amulet 4. After Testa 1962, p. 53, Fig. 12 59 Fig. 5. Amulet 5. After Vincent 1908, p. 382 63 Fig. 6. Amulet 6. From Dupont- Sommer 1946, P1. Ill 65 Fig. 7. Amulets 7a and 7b. From Dupont- Sommer 1950/ 51, pp. 202, 211, Figs. 1,2 73 Fig. 8. Amulets 7a and 7b 77 Fig. 9. Amulet 8 80 Fig. 10. Amulet 8. From Milik 1967, p. 450 81 Fig. 11. Amulet 9 85 Fig. 12. Amulet 10 86 Fig. 13. Amulet 11 93 Fig. 14. Amulet 12 97 Fig. 15. Amulet 13 100 Fig. 16. Amulet 14 101 Fig. 17. Amulet 15 109 Fig. 18. cAbd- Isoc and  the accursed Satan, who wears  the likeness of a hateful woman of dark appearance. From a Syriac magic book; Gollancz 1912, facing p. 60 117 Fig. 19. A Jewish amulet printed in Germany in the 18th century. From Shachar 1917, No. 3 119 Fig. 20. A fresco at Bawit, Egypt. From Perdrizet 1922, p. 14, Fig. 6 120   Fig. 21. A Jewish amulet printed in Warsaw in 1867 133 Fig. 22. The text on Bowl 4 155 P l a t e s ( Photos on Pls. 1, 12, 14- 20, 25, 30- 31 by Z. Radovan) Plate 1. Amulet 1: container, rolled and unrolled. Courtesy of Dr. R. Hecht, Haifa Plate 2. Amulet 2: rolled and unrolled. Horvat Kanaf. Courtesy of the Israel Department of Antiquities (= IDA) Plate 3. Amulet 3. Horvat Kanaf. IDA Plate 4. Amulet 4. Aleppo. Courtesy of the Museum of the Flagellation Convent, Jerusalem (= MFC) Chapter Home  | TOC  | Index

Amulets and Magic Bowls: Aramaic Incantations of the Late Antiquity


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Front Matter Front Cover Front Flap Half Title page Title pageCopyright page Table of Contents LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSContents PREFACEPREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITIONINTRODUCTIONTEXTS AND COMMENTARYII. Incantation Bowls from MesopotamiaBowl 1Bowl 1Bowl 2Bowl 2Bowl 3Bowl 3Bowl 4Bowl 4Bowl 5Bowl 5Bowl 6Bowl 6Bowl 7Bowl 7Bowl 8Bowl 8Bowl 9Bowl 9Bowl 10Bowl 10Bowl 11Bowl 11Bowl 12Bowl 12Bowl 13Bowl 13III. Amulets and Fragments of Magic Booksfrom the Cairo GenizaGeniza 1Geniza 2Geniza 1Geniza 2Geniza 3Geniza 3Geniza 4Geniza 4Geniza 5Geniza 5Geniza 6Geniza 6Geniza 7Geniza 8Back Matter Bibliography, Glossary and IndicesABBREVIATIONSBIBLIOGRAPHYGLOSSARY*INDICESGeneral IndexIndex of WordsIndex of Personal NamesIndex of QuotationsTALMUD, TARGUMMAGICAL TEXTSADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONSREFERENCES CITEDBack Flap Back Cover
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