Ancient Curses

ancient cursesAncient Curses ( is a research website which examines curses and the practice of cursing in antiquity. The project covers a large range of material in an attempt to comprehensively survey the subject matter.  Among the sources are Near Eastern curses, literary curses (from classical and Biblical literature), and materials such as curse tablets and other forms of sympathetic malediction practices.

Designed as a resource for scholars as well as a space to examine the methodological issues involved in the study of cursing, the website contains example curses, links to websites of interest, and a blog.