Pauline Ripat

 

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  • Ripat, Pauline (Phoenix (Classical Association of Canada), 2016)
    In this his article I explore the connections among the physiological effects of envy, the stereotypes that adhered to old women, and the literary representations of witches in Roman society, arguing that it is possible ...
  • Ripat, Pauline (Classical Philology (University of Chicago Press), 2011)
    "The views ... that the science of astrology swept the Roman world to win the devotion of the Roman people and the Roman emperors, that emperors consequently loved and feared astrology -- have become standard in scholarly ...
  • Ripat, Pauline (Classical Association of Canada, 2006)
    The language of oracular inquiries in Roman Egypt changed from Demotic to Greek because of the insistence of the Roman authorities, not, as historians have previously supposed, because of a preference for Greek on the part ...