Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Cyrus H. Gordon
Meir M. Bravmann
The Aramaic texts to be discussed in this thesis are magical incantations against evil powers. The texts are written on earthenware bowls found in archaeological investigations or by chance in Iraq and Iran. The bowls and texts appear to date from Sassanian Babylonia(1
Wallis, Wilber B., "Aramaic and Mandean Magic and Their Demonology" (1956). Dropsie College Theses. 14.
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