1st publ. as Lilith - die erste Eva, eine Studie uber dunkle Aspekte des Weiblichen in Zurich in Zurich, 1980 by Daimon Verlag.. This Eng. lang. ed. was expanded and updated by the author, ed. by Robert Hinshaw, and transl. by Gela Jacobson.. Foreword by Marie-Louise von Franz.
Arabian Literature : see index.. Gnosticism and Psychology : see index.. Demon Lover : p39-40.. Demonology : The dual aspect of Lilith, p31-63.
Part 1 - Historico-religious section: the myth and its history. 1 The dual aspect of Lilith. 2 The Arslan Tash inscriptions and the Burney relief. 3 Lilith in the Bible and Talmud. 4 The Aramaic magic texts. 5 Lilith in Gnosticism. 6 Pseudepigraphic writings. 7 Lilith in folk legend. 8 Lilith in Arabic literature: the Karina. 9 Lilith in the Kabbalah: Lilith and Samuel. 10 Amulets against Lilith. Part 2 - Psychological section: on the psychology of the Lilith myth. 1 The first encounter: the Lilith dream. 2 Lilith and Saturn: melancholy. 3 Lilith and Adam: the power struggle. 4 Fear and fascination. 5 The second encounter: an active imagination. Psychologo-religious reflections
'In a fascinating excursion through the history of her myth, Siegmund Hurwitz presents and interprets the ancient dark winged goddess Lilith, also known as the first Eve.'