the Chain of Being Rooted in the Gods of the Night?
Correspondence and Sympathy
in the Art, Literature and Omens of Mesopotamia
this paper, originally written for the MA program
at Bath Spa University, Judy advances a case for considering
that the idea of a 'chain of being' should be traced,
not to the Greece of Plato et al, but rather to the
earlier civilisation of Mesopotamia; and that the
influence of this idea may also be preserved in the
Kabbalah's tree of life.
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