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Hyssop in the Ugaritic Incantation RS 92.2014

Hyssop in the Ugaritic Incantation RS 92.2014 <jats:sec><jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>This article suggests interpreting the word ùzb in the recently published Ugaritic incantation RS 92.2014 as "Syrian hyssop" (Origanum syriacum or Marjorana syriaca). The arguments advanced include epigraphic, etymological, and literary factors, as well as contextual analogies drawn from the mechanics of Ugaritian magic in theory and practice.</jats:p> </jats:sec> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions Brill

Hyssop in the Ugaritic Incantation RS 92.2014

Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions , Volume 4 (1): 29 – Jan 1, 2004

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Brill
Copyright
© 2004 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1569-2116
eISSN
1569-2124
DOI
10.1163/1569212042653437
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Abstract

<jats:sec><jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>This article suggests interpreting the word ùzb in the recently published Ugaritic incantation RS 92.2014 as "Syrian hyssop" (Origanum syriacum or Marjorana syriaca). The arguments advanced include epigraphic, etymological, and literary factors, as well as contextual analogies drawn from the mechanics of Ugaritian magic in theory and practice.</jats:p> </jats:sec>

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Journal of Ancient Near Eastern ReligionsBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2004

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