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Is the Chain of Being Rooted in the Gods of the Night?
Correspondence and Sympathy
in the Art, Literature and Omens of Mesopotamia

by Judy Hall

In 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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