Title (eng)

Burn your troubles away: The magical ceremony Šurpu

Author

Frank Simons   University of Vienna

Description

An introduction to the macro- and micro-structure of the ritual and incantation series Šurpu ‘Burning’.

Showcase of the project REPAC, Repetition, Parallelism and Creativity: an Inquiry into the Construction of Meaning in Ancient Mesopotamian Literature and Erudition, work package 3 (magical texts). It was first published on the project homepage, https://repac.at/research/repacshowcase-franksimons-burnyourtroublesaway.

Object languages

English

Date

2020-05

Rights

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

Classification

Šurpu, magic, literary structure

ÖFOS 2012 -- HUMANITIES (6) -- Linguistics and Literature (602) -- Linguistics and Literature (6020) -- Ancient Oriental studies (602056)