Ancient Greece and Rome

Ancient Greece and Rome

Article number: 9780812217056
Each volume of this ambitious six-volume series contains the work of distinguished scholars chosen for their expertise in a particular era or region. Volume one explores witchcraft and magic from the heroic age of Homer's Greek East to the time of the rise of Christianity. The chronological scope of this volume ranges from the heroic age of Homer's Greek East to the time of the rise of Christianity, a period of well over a thousand years. In this long millennium the political and cultural landscapes of the Mediterranean basin underwent significant changes, as competing creeds and denominations rose to the fore, and often accused each other of sorcery.