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Bibil Identifier bibil:237822
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Reception of Mesopotamian and Early Jewish Traditions in the Aramaic Incantation Bowls
Author Bhayro, Siam
Journal Aramaic Studies (Volume: 11, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 187-196 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article presents several examples of how the Aramaic incantation bowls from late-antique Mesopotamia receive and use earlier traditions preserved in Mesopotamian cuneiform and Jewish alphabetic sources, with a view to demonstrating the importance of the bowls when discussing the earlier process of ‘Aramaic cultural mediation’. Four ways in which the bowls receive the earlier traditions are discussed (formulaic, terminological, conceptual and methodological), which help us appreciate what we should be looking for in other contexts. The clear reception of motifs from 11Q11 in the incantation bowls allows us to bridge the gap between the earlier cuneiform sources and the later incantation bowls.‬
DOI 10.1163/17455227-13110210
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Qumran - Dead Sea : Texts : Texts : 11Q - Qumran Cave 11 : 11Q11 - Apocryphal Psalm
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Mesopotamia (Elam, Mari, Sumer, Babylon, Assyria) : Mesopotamia (in general) : Literature : Rituals and Magical Texts
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Themes : Arameans
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