: 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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Unified Wisdom rated it it was amazing Nov 07, A concise and very readable exploration of the way that the stars and planets were used in magic, medicine, divination and sorcery.
Mavra Chang added it Feb 11, Yuka rated it really liked it Mar 10, Page 95 – The signs on earth just as those in the sky give 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. Page 97 – Petty are the evils,” she cries, “and cheap is the weapon which 1 Admetus.
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Astral Magic in Babylonia
Nox Prognatus marked it as to-read Mar 24, Even though it is quite a difficult subject area the author presents the diverse material in a very clear manner. The Role of Stars.
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Refresh and try again. Page 37 – That one should be bidden to pray while cutting is not perhaps unreasonable, but the additions made to this injunction are absurd ; for instance as to cutting the kind of all-heal which is called Want to Read saving….
Trivia About Astral Magic in B Erica Reiner offers a connection between Near Eastern material and their echoes in the West. Daren Maupin marked it as to-read Apr 28, With baleful weeds each mountain’s brow is hung, And listening rocks attend the charmer’s song.
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.
Astral Magic in Babylonia by Erica Reiner
User Review – Flag as inappropriate A tour de force of magical lore in Babylonia that is at once scholarly and readable. One, whose command obedient nature awes, Who, subject still himself to magic laws, Acts only as a servile second cause? Shortland Snippet view – Dusan marked it as to-read Mar 20, Contents The Role of Stars.