Healing Magic and Evil Demons. Canonical Udug-hul Incantations
Geller, Markham J.
CollectionEuropean Research Council (ERC)
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.
KeywordsUdug.hul; Mesopotamia; incantations
ISBN9781614515326; 9781501500152, 9781614513094
Publication date and place2015
Middle Eastern history
Social & cultural history
Archaeology by period / region