: 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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Page 95 – The signs on earth just as those in the sky give us signals. Jahada marked it as to-read Aug 26, Alan marked it as to-read Mar 12, Extensively citing and translating excerpts from the Babylonian technical literature of medicine, divination, and exorcism, Reiner illustrates not only the theory of astral empowerment which these fields of expertise incorporated in their prescriptions, and the deific correspondences of the stars upon which this was predicated, but also ancient Mesopotamian beliefs in general concerning the properties and applications of stones, herbs, and other materia magico-medica.

Amer Philosophical Society Amazon. Reiner’s sources are culled from astrql scientific texts as medicine, divination, and rituals, which are not usually included in anthologies of Mesopotamian texts and rarely available in translation.

Trivia About Astral Magic in B Even though it is quite a difficult subject area the author presents the diverse material in a very clear manner.

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Art marked it as to-read Feb 12, Daren Maupin marked it as to-read Apr 28, Lucas marked it as to-read Jul 01, Erica Reiner offers a connection between Near Eastern material and their echoes in the West.

Page 99 – Or is there one determined god’2 their slave? 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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