Title (eng)

Burn your troubles away: The magical ceremony Šurpu

Author

Frank Simons   University of Vienna

Description

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

This article results from research conducted under the auspices of the project REPAC “Repetition, Parallelism and Creativity: an Inquiry into the Construction of Meaning in Ancient Mesopotamian Literature and Erudition” (2019-2024, University of Vienna) that has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement no. 803060).

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

2020-12

Rights

Creative Commons License
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CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International

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Classification

Šurpu, magic, literary structure

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