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Healing Magic and Evil Demons. Canonical Udug-hul Incantations (2015)

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Abstract

This book brings together ancient manuscripts of the large compendium of Mesopotamian exorcistic incantations known as Udug.hul (Utukku Lemnutu), directed against evil demons, ghosts, gods, and other demonic malefactors within the Mesopotamian view of the world.It allows for a more accurate appraisal of variants arising from a text tradition spread over more than two millennia and from many ancient libraries.

Keywords

Udug.hul, Mesopotamia, incantations

Languages

English

Publisher

De Gruyter

ISBN

9781614513094, 9781614515326, 9781501500152

Pages

735

DOI

10.1515/9781614513094

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