Lucan's Description of the Necromancer-Witch Erichtho
An excerpt from Lucan's epic poem, Pharsalia (1st century CE), introducing the villainous witch Erictho, who is sought out by Pompey's son during the civil war.
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How One Roman Matron Caused All Women To Be Banned from Practicing Law
C. Afrania was so infamous that the edict against women advocates, first instituted in the 1st century BCE, was later extended to all of Europe. It then snowballed into something much worse...
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IO: Moon Goddess, Princess... Cow?
Ever wonder why female cows have those cute crescent-shaped horns? No? Me either. But someone did! Io and her love affair with the King of the Heavens, is one of the oldest myths around.
6 min read
When the Moon Became a Cow
Part of the Omni-Myth Series.
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Stitching Together the Omni-Myth
Freya, Demeter, Jupiter, etc... What we often think of as names are really just titles. When these titles are translated into a single language, an interesting thing happens.
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List of outside publications
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You're dead. Now what?
Travel Brochures for Afterlife Destinations.
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