Chaldean Magic[: Its Origin and Development

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Kessinger Publishing, 1994 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 428 pages
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Partial Contents: Magic and Sorcery of the Chaldeans; Chaldean Demonology; Chaldean Amulets and their Uses; Chaldean Sorcery; Comparison of Egyptian with Chaldean Magic; Magic of the Ritual of the Dead; Contrasts between Accadian and Egyptian Magic; Chaldaio-Babylonian religion; Development of Chaldean Mythology; Religious System of Accadian Magic Books; Origin of the Myth of the Zi; Mythology of the Underworld; Religions and the Magic of the Turanian Nations; Early Median Mythology; Finno-Tartarian Magical Mythology; Finnish Demonology; Accadian People and their Language; Altaic affinities of the Accadian Language; Accadian and Altaic affinities; Phonology of the Accadian Language; Origin of the Kushito-Semitic religion; Two Ethnic elements in the Babylonian nation; Chaldaio-Babylonian Cosmogonies; Sumirian Influence in Chaldean and Babylonian Civilization; Influence of the Kushite Mythology in Chaldean Faith; Turanians in Chaldea and Ancient Asia.

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Francois Lenormant was born in Paris in 1835, the son of Charles Lenormant (1802-1859), and followed in his father's footsteps as an archaeologist and classical historian. He was a member of several learned societies, acting as Deputy Librarian of L'Institut de France and later being elected a member of L'Academie Francaise. Lenormant died in 1883.

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