Webinar: Ancient Jewish Magic and its Wider Contexts (3 and 6 June)

The Sixth Annual Workshop on Ancient Jewish Magic and its Wider Contexts

3 and 6 June 2021
Israel time (GMT+3)
(via Zoom)

Thursday, 3 June
17:00 – 18:30
Marco Moriggi (Università di Catania): Syriac Incantation Bowls and
the Mesopotamian Context: A Glimpse into Christian-Jewish Cultural

Joseph E. Sanzo (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia): P. Haun. III 51
(Suppl. Mag. I 23): Reflections on Materiality and Ritual Gesture in
Late Antique Lived Religion

Korshi Dosoo (Universität Würzburg): Solomon in Coptic Magic

18:30 – 19:30 Break

19:30 – 20:30
Angelika Berlejung (Universität Leipzig): Amulet or Votive? Outer
Shape and inscription in Conflict in Some “Amulets” of the 1st
Millennium BCE

Fritz Graf (Ohio State University): Magic and the Baths: A View from Gadara

Sunday, 6 June
17:00 – 18:30

Esther Eidinow (University of Bristol): Some Thoughts on the
Psychology of Ancient Greek Magic

Robert Daniel (Universität zu Köln): From Work on the Project Magica
Levantina: New Curses from Syrian Antioch and Daphne

Richard Gordon (Universität Erfurt): Experimenting with Ambitious
Formularies/Grimoires, Graeco-Egyptian and Other

18:30 – 19:30 Break

19:30 – 20:30
Gideon Bohak (Tel Aviv University) and Rivka Elitzur-Leiman (Tel Aviv
University): Tyche and the Angels who Sit: Three Ancient Jewish

Roy Kotansky (Independent Scholar): Hebrew and Aramaic on Greek Amulets

For registration please click on the following link:
Organizers: Avigail Manekin-Bamberger (Hebrew University), Gideon
Bohak (Tel Aviv University), Yakir Paz (Hebrew University)
Further information: Avigail Manekin-Bamberger:
Avigail.Manekin@mail.huji.ac.il; Yakir Paz: yakir.paz@mail.huji.ac.il