Of smaller pieces many are magical and used as amulets.
The Jewish records are put on a level with the Greek myths, and miracles are laughed at as magical tricks.
17-23) actually used the clothing peculiar to some deity, nor is it quite clear what is meant when a Babylonian ritual text refers to the magical use of the linen garment of Eridu (seat of the cult of Ea).
However bad his natural disposition, the magical words of absolution would make him a new man.
There was a statue of her as Gaia Caecilia in the temple of Sancus, which possessed magical powers.