Chaldean Magic: Its Origin and Development

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Weiser Books, Mar 1, 1999 - Games - 18 pages
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This Weiser classic reprint of the 1877 publication of Lenormant's La Magie Chez les Chaldeens is a scholarly exposition of the magical practices, religious systems and mythology of the Chaldeans of ancient Assyria. It explores the translation of a larg table from the library of the royal palace at Nineveh, containing 28 formulas of deprectory incantations against evil spirits, the effects of sorcery, disease, and the principal misfortunes that attack people in the course of daily life.

 

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Contents

The Magic and Sorcery of the Chaldeans
1
The Chaldean Demonology
23
Chaldean Amulets and their Uses
39
Chaldean Sorcery and its Dual Nature
58
Comparison of the Egyptian with the Chaldean magic
70
Contrasts between Egyptian and Chaldean Magical Systems
78
The Magic of the Ritual of the Dead
89
Contrasts between the Accadian and Egyptian magic
107
The Accadian People and their Language
263
The Accadian Language
268
Differentiation of the Acccidian and its allied Languages
283
Altaic affinities of the Accadian Language
292
Accadian and Altaic affinities
299
Phonology of the Accadian Language
309
The origin of the KushitoSemitic religion
318
The two Ethnic elements in the Babylonian nation
331

The Chaldozo Babylonian religion and its doctrines
111
Development of the Chaldean Mythology
125
The religious System of the Accadian magic Books
136
The Origin of the Myth of the Zi
143
The Mythology of the Underworld
177
The Religions and the Magic of the Turanian Nations
210
The Early Median Mythology compared with that of the Chaldeans
216
FinnoTartarian Magical Mythology
241
Further Analysis of Finnish Demonology
253
The Origin of the ChaldaioBabylonian Cosmogonies
336
The Priority of the Accadian Population of Chaldea
350
The Sumirian Influence in Chaldean and Babylonian Civilization
356
The Influence of the Kushite Mythology in Chaldean Faith
367
The Turanians in Chaldea and ancient Asia
371
The Archaic Legislation of the Accadians
378
Sumir and Accad
387
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