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Divination and interpretation of signs in the ancient world
The concept of sign, a portent observed in the physical world, which indicates future events, is found in all ancient cultures, but was first developed in ancient Mesopotamian texts. This branch ofExpand
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On the Origin of Watchers: A Comparative Study of the Antediluvian Wisdom in Mesopotamian and Jewish Traditions
In the article, it is argued that the origin of Watchers derives from the Mesopotamian mythology of the antediluvian sages (apkallus). More precisely, it is proposed that the mythology of WatchersExpand
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Amy Winehouse and the Mind of the Artist
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ADAPA – MYTHICAL SAGE FROM ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA
The book titled The Overturned Boat: Intertextuality of the Adapa Myth and Exorcist Literature by Amar Annus belongs to the field of Assyriological studies and has 148 pages containing anExpand
The notion of dyadic morality explains the logic of Zande witchcraft
ABSTRACT The Zande witchcraft doctrine described by Evans-Pritchard is analyzed from the viewpoint of dyadic morality. Recent experimental surveys conducted in social psychology have posited aExpand
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