Roman Women, Wise Women, and Witches
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Ripat, Pauline. "Roman Women, Wise Women, and Witches." Phoenix [Toronto], 70 (2016): 104-128. DOI: 10.7834/phoenix.70.1-2.0104.
In this 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 to get some perspective on healing methods employed by real female specialists.