Jewish magic and superstition; a study in folk religion.


New York, Atheneum, [1970 [1939] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
GR98 .T7 1970 Available Request
American
LIB stacks
GR98 .T7 Available Request
Subjects Jews -- Folklore.
Jews.
Description x, 356 pages frontispiece (facsimile) illustrations, facsimile 21 cm
Copyright Date [1970 [1939]
©1939
Notes "Notes": pages 271-314.
Issued also as thesis (Ph. D.)--Columbia University.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-332).
Contents The legends of Jewish sorcery -- The truth behind the legend -- The powers of evil -- Man and the demons -- The spirits of the dead -- The powers of good -- "In the name of.." -- The Bible in magic -- The magical procedure -- Amulets -- The war with the spirits -- Nature and man -- Medicine -- Divination -- Dreams -- Astrology -- Appendix I : The formation of magical names -- Appendix II : Ms. Sefer Gematriaot On gems.
Genre Folklore.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)511815
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