Overview of Lilith
by Robert Graves and Raphael Patai (annotated by Christeos Pir)An essay by Jeffrey Smith(from babylon-l, collected by Renee Rosen).A good introduction to the late medieval traditions, esp. in the Zohar from the first issue of
magazine.Alt.MythologyA well informed discussion esp. on the Gilgamesh fragment.
Ancient Sources for Lilitu/Lilit
rologue to Gilgamesh
(may be a Lilith ref.)Apotropaic magicfrom Arslan Tash (Syria) 7th. c. BCAppearances in the Bible In the Dead Sea Scrolls In Jewish/Christian PseudepigraphaIn Incantation Bowls Appearances in the Talmud
er Role in Jewish Mysticism
Exerpt from Isaac b.Jacob ha-Kohen'sTreatise on the Left Emanation: Kabbalisticdemonology with a somewhat different take on LilithOriginsfrom various Kabbalistic sourcesThe Seductressfrom various sourcesIn the pantheon of demonsfrom various sourcesAnd her husband, Samaelfrom various sourcesAs God's consort
er ultimate defeatfrom various sources
In Folklore and Traditional Literature
Adam's first wife. From the
lphabet of Ben Sira
Mirrors are windows into her world
In Modern Magic
"Of certain Jewish theories" from Aleister Crowley's
: As SuccubusThe Invocation-- A Rite of Dark Sexuality byJoseph Max & Lilith DarkchildeMichelle Bitton: "Déchiffrement d'une Amulette Juive du XXème Siècle". A translation(into French) and analysis of several apotropaic amulets, with photos.A 18/19th c. apotropaic amulet. Text, translation, and photo.