Tagarchief: Romans

The attitude towards witches in the past and the background of the witch trials in Germany

The ideas about witchcraft, and whether witches really can fly, differed from the Middle Ages till the pre-modern times. What was once a peaceful concept, was abused and turned around to condemn people accused of witchcraft. Lees verder

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TALES OF INDIA – Muziris, a spicy tale of temples and mysterious rituals – part 2

Without doubt the Bhagavathy Temple is one shrouded in mystery and well worth a visit. With Morgan’s book under your arm it becomes even more intriguing. Perhaps this really was the original site of the Temple to Augustus? Lees verder

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Etruscans; Myth & Magic – part 1

Before the Romans there was a civilisation in the heart of what we now call Italy. It was the Etruscans who influenced the Romans. Where did the Etruscans come from? How did they structure their society? Who were their deities? Morgana found some answers. Lees verder

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Etruscans; Myth & Magic – part 2

Before the Romans there was a civilisation in the heart of what we now call Italy. It was the Etruscans who influenced the Romans. Where did the Etruscans come from? How did they structure their society? Who were their deities? Morgana found some answers. Lees verder

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Magical Text in Ancient Civilizations

An overview of papers presented at the 27-28 June 2013 Conference ‘an International Interdisciplinary Conference on Magical Text in Ancient Civilizations’, in Kraków, Poland. Lees verder

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