: 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 ยท Magic, Assyro-Babylonian.

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To provide a foundation for comparisons the Near Eastern material needs to be resented in reliable form. Sarah rated it babylnia it Feb 26, Egypt and the Near East, There, potent and mysterious plants arise, Plants that compel the gods, and awe the skies; There, leaves unfolded to Medea’s view, Such as her native Colchos never knew.


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Erica Reiner offers a connection between Near Eastern material and their echoes in the West. The Nature of Stones. Paperbackpages.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nov 21, Brian rated it it was amazing. Page 95 – The signs on earth just as those in the sky give us signals. Reiner’s ,agic are culled from such scientific texts maic medicine, divination, and rituals, which are not usually included in anthologies of Mesopotamian texts and rarely available in translation. Popular passages Page 99 – Rowe from the early 18th century. Published August 15th by American Philosophical Society.


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