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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 Haaretzamong others, and is a contributing editor at the Marginalia Review of Books. His translation of Jalal Al-e Ahmad’s The Israeli Republic was published in 2013.

Written by Samuel Thrope

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

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