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A corpus of magic bowls: incantation texts in Jewish Aramaic from late antiquity
This book is a unique collection of Jewish magical texts from Late Antiquity. These consist of spells for protection against a wide variety of supernatural entities, demons, ghouls, and ghosts thatExpand
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Expedition to Atika
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Prenatal and postnatal programming of body composition in obese children and adolescents: evidence from anthropometry, DXA and the 4-component model
Background:Low-birth weight has been proposed to programme central adiposity in childhood. However, there is little information on associations between fetal weight gain and fat distribution withinExpand
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Medical traditions and chronic disease in Ethiopia: a story of wax and gold?
Effective medical care for non-communicable diseases (NCD) remains lamentably poor in Ethiopia and many low-income countries. Consequently, where modern medicine does not reach or is rejected,Expand
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Finding Parallel Passages in Cultural Heritage Archives
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We present in detail how we build a digital infrastructure that can facilitate the search and discovery of parallel passages in digital text archives for any domain in any language. Expand
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‘If You Appear as a Pig’: Another Incantation Bowl (Moussaieff 164)
As more Aramaic incantation bowls are being published the richness of this material in terms of it being a complement to other late antique and early medieval Jewish and non-Jewish MesopotamianExpand
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Comparing "parallel passages" in digital archives
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The purpose of this paper is to present a language-agnostic approach to facilitate the discovery of “parallel passages” stored in historic and cultural heritage digital archives, using a character-based statistical language model combined with a tailored version of the Basic Local Alignment Tool. Expand
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The Anatomy of a Search and Mining System for Digital Archives
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Samtla (Search And Mining Tools with Linguistic Analysis) is a digital humanities system designed in collaboration with historians and linguists to assist them with their research work in quantifying the content of any textual corpora through approximate phrase search and document comparison. Expand
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The anatomy of a search and mining system for digital humanities
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Samtla (Search And Mining Tools with Linguistic Analysis) is an online integrated research environment designed in collaboration with historians and linguists to facilitate the study of digitised texts written in any language. Expand
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