Medea was known as a sorceress who used her magic to fight a monster called Talos during Jason’s quest to obtain the Golden Fleece.
Greco-Roman Mythology refers to the extensive stories about ancient Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, heroes and mythical creatures. Read articles about Greco-Roman Mythology below.
Voodoo dolls (or kolossoi as the Greeks called them) were also quite popular in the Greco-Roman world.
Circe, the daughter of the Sun, one of the Titans, is a beautiful seductress similar to Calypso.
During antiquity, there was a widespread belief in magic. Rome went so far as to outlaw harmful magic. So, did curse tablets and voodoo dolls actually work?
In the Greco-Roman world, curse tablets are small, thin sheets, intended to influence the actions or the welfare of persons or animals against their will.
Voces Magicae were mysterious words that have no obvious or immediate meaning in Greek or any other language
With Voodoo Dolls or Curse Tablets abound, how did one go about protecting themselves if they suspected someone placed a curse on them?
Hecate, also called Agriope (“savage face”), was the daughter of the Titan Perses and of Asteria.