Magico-Medical Means of Treating Ghost-Induced...

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Author  JoAnn Scurlock
Publisher  Brill Academic Pub
Publication Date   February 28, 2006
ISBN  9004123970
Pages  800

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This work explores the interaction between magic and medicine in ancient Mesopotamia, as applied specifically to ghosts. Included is a discussion of sin and natural causes in Mesopotamian medicine. Additionally, it transliterates and translates 352 prescriptions designed to cure psychological and physical ailments thought to be caused by ghosts.

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