ASTRAL MAGIC IN BABYLONIA PDF
: Astral Magic in Babylonia (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society) (Transactions vol 85 pt 4) (): Erica Reiner: Books. Astral Magic in Babylonia has 6 ratings and 2 reviews. Brian said: Extensively citing (and translating) excerpts from the Babylonian technical literature. Language(s): English. Published: Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, c Subjects: Astrology, Assyro-Babylonian · Magic, Assyro-Babylonian.
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Reiner’s sources are culled from such scientific texts as medicine, divination, and astrxl, which are not usually included in anthologies of Mesopotamian texts and rarely available in translation.
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Reiner’s sources are culled from such scientific texts as medicine, divination, and rit Erica Reiner offers a connection between Near Eastern material and their echoes in the West. Erica Reiner offers a connection between Near Eastern material and their echoes in the West. With many quotes from prayers and medical texts, the book builds up a fascinating picture of how the heavens and the stars were viewed and how early people sought to utilise their powers for both good and ill.
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Page 95 – The signs on earth just as those in the sky amgic us signals. Reiner’s sources are culled from such scientific texts as medicine, divination, and rituals, which are not usually included in anthologies of Mesopotamian texts and rarely available in translation. Account Options Sign in.
There are no discussion topics xstral this book yet. Justin marked it as to-read Aug 03, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Contents The Role of Stars. Magic the starry lamps from heaven can tear, And shoot them gleaming through the dusky air; Can blot fair Cynthia’s countenance serene, And poison with foul spells the silver queen.
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A tour de force of magical lore in Babylonia that is at once scholarly and readable.