Aramaic Studies, Volume 13, Issue 1, 2015. Special issue: “Studies on Aramaic Magic Bowls and Related Subjects”.
The special issue of the Journal of Aramaic Studies, guest-edited by Siam Bhayro is devoted to the Aramaic magic bowls.
Table of Contents
Peter T. Lanfer: Why Biblical Scholars Should Study Aramaic Bowl Spells
Ortal-Paz Saar: A Study in Conceptual Parallels: Graeco-Roman Binding Spells and Babylonian Incantation Bowls
Siam Bhayro: On Early Jewish Literature and the Aramaic Magic Bowls
Avigail Manekin Bamberger: Jewish Legal Formulae in the Aramaic Incantation Bowls
Marco Moriggi: Jewish Divorce Formulae in Syriac Incantation Bowls
Harriet Walker: Possible Psychological Roles of the Aramaic Incantation Bowls: Therapeutic Functions of Belief in Demons and the Practice of Incantations