Superstition & Magic in the Classical World
October 28, 2013 - 7:00pm

Lecture by historian Lauren Hammersen. Learn about the role of magic and superstition in the everyday lives and homes of ancient peoples, from Caesars to slaves. The Classical world had a place for everything, from personalized curse tablets and avenging goddesses (that would kill or drive you mad), to witches that could call down the moon. Come to understand a rich world of superstition that serves as the foundation for so many of our own modern myths, legends, and superstitions. Please note this event contains mature content. Free.