A time to extract and a time to compile: the therapeutic compendium tablet BM 78963

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A time to extract and a time to compile : the therapeutic compendium tablet BM 78963. / Johnson, Justin; Stadhouders, Henry.

Mesopotamian medicine and magic: studies in honor of Markham J. Geller. ed. / Strahil V. Panayotov; Luděk Vacín; Gene Trabich. Leiden : Brill, 2018. p. 556-622 (Ancient Magic and Divination; Vol. 14).

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Harvard

Johnson, J & Stadhouders, H 2018, A time to extract and a time to compile: the therapeutic compendium tablet BM 78963. in S V. Panayotov, L Vacín & G Trabich (eds), Mesopotamian medicine and magic: studies in honor of Markham J. Geller. Ancient Magic and Divination, vol. 14, Brill, Leiden, pp. 556-622.

APA

Johnson, J., & Stadhouders, H. (2018). A time to extract and a time to compile: the therapeutic compendium tablet BM 78963. In S. V. Panayotov, L. Vacín, & G. Trabich (Eds.), Mesopotamian medicine and magic: studies in honor of Markham J. Geller (pp. 556-622). (Ancient Magic and Divination; Vol. 14). Brill.

Vancouver

Johnson J, Stadhouders H. A time to extract and a time to compile: the therapeutic compendium tablet BM 78963. In V. Panayotov S, Vacín L, Trabich G, editors, Mesopotamian medicine and magic: studies in honor of Markham J. Geller. Leiden: Brill. 2018. p. 556-622. (Ancient Magic and Divination).

Author

Johnson, Justin ; Stadhouders, Henry. / A time to extract and a time to compile : the therapeutic compendium tablet BM 78963. Mesopotamian medicine and magic: studies in honor of Markham J. Geller. editor / Strahil V. Panayotov ; Luděk Vacín ; Gene Trabich. Leiden : Brill, 2018. pp. 556-622 (Ancient Magic and Divination).

Bibtex

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