Sefer ha-Razim (the Book of Mysteries) (Jewish magical text)

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Sefer ha-Razim (the Book of Mysteries) is the earliest Jewish magical treatise known to us. It was composed in fine Hebrew, probably in Egypt or Palestine, during the second third of the first millennium.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Ancient History
EditorsR.S. Bagnall, K. Brodersen, C.B. Champion, A. Erskine, S.R. Huebner
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781444338386
ISBN (Print)9781405179355
StatePublished - 2012


  • folkore and mythology
  • Judaism
  • Late Antiquity


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