Samuel Thrope
writer and editor, freelance

Samuel Thrope is an American writer and translator based in Jerusalem. He has written for The Nation, The Daily Beast and Haaretz, among others. His book, The Bundahišn: The Zoroastrian Myth of Creation, co-authored with Domenico Agostini, is forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

Written by Samuel Thrope

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Essay/
Anthropology
Magic bowls of antiquity

Ancient Babylonia’s magic bowls offer a glimpse into the society of the Talmud, and today’s shadowy antiquities market

Samuel Thrope