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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
Authors

URBANOVÁ Daniela

Year of publication 2020
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
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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