The Mishnah tractate Avodah Zarah (Idolatry) contains a list of items that are forbidden to be sold to pagans. This study discusses whether these items played such an important role in pagan cults as it was suggested by the rabbis, or they were special ingredients of magical recipes.
Take Two White Cocks and Ten Pinecones…
Interpreting Avodah Zarah 1.5
Mezey Mónika: Take Two White Cocks and Ten Pinecones…. Interpreting Avodah Zarah 1.5. In: Református Szemle 114.5 (2021), 487--495