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    Paraliterary textT-S 12.41

    Magical formulary containing unusual curses on anyone pilfering a Torah scroll donated by a person on his death-bed. It contains the names of ten angels …

    ‏ הקדיש זה המצחף מ ור פל בר פל חלקו עם שבע כתות של צדיקים ‎ 1
    ‏ בגן עדן וערסו תחת עץ החיים והספר התורה(!) הזה הוא קודש לה ‎ 2
    ‏ אלהי…

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    Paraliterary textT-S 10J7.9

    Detailed instructions for dealing with a feverish condition, written in a good hand and betraying the practice of magic. (Information from Goitein's index cards)

    ‏ בשמך רח ‎ 1
    ‏ האדא אלגליאן יערף בגליאן סויד יה/ו/דין ואעלם ‎ 2
    ‏ רחמך אללה אן סויד הדא שיך אצפר נחיף אלגס…

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    Paraliterary textT-S Ar.43.185

    Talisman for safe journey. (Information from Goitein's index cards)

    ‏ בשמ רחמ אדא טלב אנסאן ימשי פי טריק קריבה או בעידה ‎ 1
    ‏ יאכד סבעה חצאיאת עלי אסם שבעה נביאים ‎ 2
    ‏…

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    Paraliterary textT-S Ar.51.95

    Magical treatise in Judaeo-Arabic. One of the pages features a large diagram of the human body, captioned "ghulām al-malik Saydūk," and two smaller figurines. (Information …

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    Literary textENA 4101.18a

    Recto: The Book of Gathering the Winds. In Hebrew. See Goitein's index card for more information.

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    Literary textENA 4101.18a

    Verso: In a script different from recto, a page from a magical treatise in Judaeo-Arabic, with a colophon, Iyyar 1146 CE (4906 AM). See Goitein's …

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    LetterENA NS 69.17

    Letter fragment in Judaeo-Arabic. Mentions al-Ḥakīm Abū l-Barakāt and having received two letters containing matters of accursed magic (al-siḥr al-mayshūm). Regards to the writer's brother …

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    Paraliterary textBL OR 5525.1

    A very large magical fragment with copious Coptic text and scattered phrases in (poor) Greek. Thanks to Professor Maria Mavroudi for identifying the languages, and …

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    Paraliterary textBL OR 5561A.3

    An unusually neat and pristine amulet (possibly late, possibly never used) for the healing and protection of Eliyyahu b. Sarah.

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    Paraliterary textBL OR 5566C.8

    A Judaeo-Arabic magical spell of some kind, probably malevolent, for "binding" somebody. The female victim's name is meant to be filled in in lines 5/6. …

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    Paraliterary textBL OR 10578E.19

    Magical instructions in Judaeo-Arabic, e.g. for getting pregnant or healing a scorpion sting.

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    Paraliterary textBL OR 10578G.40

    Very faded, perhaps magical incantations? Mentions angels' names, demons, plague, quotes Song of Songs 8:7.

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    Paraliterary textT-S Misc.27.4.11

    Magical or esoteric text. Mainly in Hebrew and Aramaic.

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 321.107

    Amulet with tehillim.

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 321.85

    REcto: colophon of non-magical text. written by Evyatar b. Tuvia. The text below reads: בתאריך יום צום אלצגיר קלת נעים למכין אבנהא יא מצרוב באלצט …

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 321.96

    An amulet destined to silence the woman's opponents, particularly Abu al-Surur. The two people in question may perhaps be identified with a married couple mentioned …

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 33.106

    Goralot (Lots)

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.145

    Magical recipe. To make X love Y? Mixture of Hebrew and Arabic characters (FGP)

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.33

    Dream interpretation. (FGP)

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.61

    Magical recipes to release someone from prison, heal a sick person, make a barren woman pregnant, etc. Information from Gideon Bohak via FGP.

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.76a + T-S NS 324.76b

    Magic. "Hekh-type names דבצביב הוא יהו יהוה הֹגֹ גבגביב... עמעמירון... לפלפירון וכו." Information from FGP.

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.76b + T-S NS 324.76a

    Magic. "Hekh-type names דבצביב הוא יהו יהוה הֹגֹ גבגביב... עמעמירון... לפלפירון וכו." Information from FGP.

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.78

    Magic. In Aramaic. "Adjuration to open a door (תרעא), lock (קופל...סוגר). A ref. to יעמדו על הר הזיתים." Information from FGP.

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    Paraliterary textT-S NS 324.87b + T-S NS 324.87a

    Dream interpretation

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    Paraliterary textJRL SERIES B 5247

    Fragment with text in Judaeo-Arabic. Possibly magical: nār... ʿazīmatī... al-iqfāl.

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    Paraliterary textT-S AS 204.317

    Magical fragment in Aramaic and perhaps some Judaeo-Arabic.

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    Paraliterary textT-S AS 204.320

    Magical fragment. In Judaeo-Arabic and Hebrew. For getting rid of an enemy.

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    Literary textBL OR 10234.1–7

    Book of magical spells. In Hebrew. Some recipes attributed (erroneously) to Maimonides.

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    Literary textBL OR 5565C.12

    Leaf from a Judaeo-Arabic treatise containing magical instructions (ʿazā'im) including for summoning Sar ha-Torah to grant your wishes and for ḍarb al-mandal ('prophesying while contemplating …

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    Literary textBL OR 5563H.37

    Magical instructions and diagrams in Judaeo-Arabic.

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    Paraliterary textJRL Gaster heb. ms 1863/3

    Magical fragment, probably. In Judaeo-Arabic and Aramaic.

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    Paraliterary textJRL Gaster heb. ms 1760/15b

    Formulary for a magical spell. Small fragment.

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    Unknown typeCUL Or.1080 14.13 + CUL Or.1080 14.25

    Eight lines of mysterious strings of Arabic letters and numbers. Likely but not definitively a join with CUL Or.1080 14.25.

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    Paraliterary textCUL Or.1080 15.76

    Magical recipes in two different hands, including for the protection of Yosef b. Me'ir. (Information from FGP)

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    Paraliterary textCUL Or.1080 14.25 + CUL Or.1080 14.13

    Mysterious strings of Arabic letters and numbers along with two diagrams. One diagram has a caption, stating that it protects a person against iron and …

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,9.1

    Magical text in Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic. Mentions dream reading.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,9.3

    Magical text in Hebrew and Arabic script.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,14.1

    Magical text in Judaeo-Arabic.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,14.2

    Magical text in Hebrew script.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,14.3

    Magical text in Hebrew script.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,14.5

    Magical text in Hebrew.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,15.1

    Magical text in Hebrew script.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,15.2

    Magical text in Hebrew script.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,17.1

    Magical text in Judaeo-Arabic.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,21.1

    Magical text in Hebrew script. Probably late.

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    Paraliterary textMoss. VI,22.2

    Magical recipes in Hebrew, including for sleep and for headache (shaqīqa).

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    Paraliterary textENA NS 73.12 + T-S AS 143.26

    Amulet against scorpions: same spell as the ones in T-S AS 143.26, except with two more magical names and no illustration. On verso there is …

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    Paraliterary textT-S Ar.46.214b

    There are 10 unrelated fragments sharing this shelfmark. All are literary: see FGP for identifications. The most documentary fragment is fol. 4, which is a …

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    Literary textT-S Ar.30.241

    Magical treatise in Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic.

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    Paraliterary textT-S Ar.30.45

    The remnants of 8 pages of magical instructions in Judaeo-Arabic and Arabic; only the parts closes to the central crease/binding have survived. ASE.

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