Practice and Perception of Black Magic among the Hittites

@inproceedings{Miller2010PracticeAP,
  title={Practice and Perception of Black Magic among the Hittites},
  author={Jared L. Miller},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract The present paper argues that passages in the Hittite texts often understood as attestations of the practice of black magic should instead be seen as indications of the perception and fear of it, and that suspicions, accusations and fears should not be taken as evidence. Alternative reasons for the prevelant belief in and fear of black magic in these texts are then examined, and it is suggested that psychological and sociological phenomena well-known from a broad range of ancient and… 
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HİTİT ÖRNEĞİ ÜZERİNDEN ESKİÇAĞDA TOPLUMSAL YAPI VE BÜYÜ İLİŞKİSİ
  • Esma Reyhan
  • Ankara Üniversitesi Dil ve Tarih-Coğrafya Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü Tarih Araştırmaları Dergisi
  • 2021

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