When Gods and Demons Learn to Read: Inscribed Greek Amulets of the Roman Imperial Period


Christopher Faraone, Frank and Gertrude Springer Professor in the Humanities and the College Department of Classics at the University of Chicago, examined the so-called ‘wing-‘ and heart-shaped’ texts found both on amulets and in non-amuletic magical material of ancient Greece.

Thursday, April 23 | 7:00–8:30 PM