Magic and Folklore in Rabbinic Literature

Magic and Folklore in Rabbinic Literature
Daniel Sperber

Points of contact between rabbinic Judaism and Hellenistic Roman culture are examined. Greco-Roman Hellenistic motifs are discovered in rabbinic sources while authentically Hebrew-rabbinic magical formulae are shown to be present in Greek papyrological material. From the series ''Bar-Ilan Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Culture''.
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Danacode:   110-10374 ISBN:  965-226-165-3 Language:   English Pages:   265 Weight:   800 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/1994 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press

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