New Journal Article: Defixiones and the Temple Locus

How distinct were magical practices and religion in Roman antiquity? In what ways did cursing and religion overlap? Most importantly, how did those who actually made the curses understand their actions? I am happy to share that my latest article sheds some light on these questions! Published in the latest issue of the journal Magic, […]

Forthcoming Publication: Defixiones and the Temple Locus: The Power of Place in the Curse Tablets at Mainz

I am happy to announce that my paper, “Defixiones and the Temple Locus: The Power of Place in the Curse Tablets at Mainz,” has been accepted for publication in the journal Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft (University of Pennsylvania Press)! This paper is a direct result of a research project on cursing in antiquity that I […]