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Program unit: MEDICINE IN BIBLE AND TALMUD
CALL FOR PAPERS: The Ways of the Amorites – magico-medical knowledge and
practices among Jews and others in (Late) Antiquity
SUBMISSION DATE: FEBRUARY 13, 2018
For the 2018 meeting of EABS and SBL in Helsinki, Finland
(July 30 - August 3), we invite proposals for papers or for pre-organized panel-sessions
(3 papers, possibly with respondent), preferably with a comparative
perspective, on the theme:
“The ways of the amorites? – magico-medical
For the question of Lesley Simpson who is looking for sources about the literary representations of the Jewish grandmother, especially in connection with acts of legacy and cultural transmission.
The best, I believe, in this case, would be to find family memoirs that can give you information on specific cases. I will give here two examples in order to clarify to which kind of books I refer: