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Title in English May Their Limbs Melt, Just as This Lead Shall Melt…: Sympathetic Magic and Similia Similibus Formulae in Greek and Latin Curse Tablets


Year of publication 2020
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description This contribution present a corpus of similia similibus formulae attested in ancient Greek and Latin curse texts. It provides a provisional taxonomy of simile formulae and the used comparata, offer new readings and interpretations of some defixiones, and compare Greek and Latin documents.
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