Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Author(s): Derek Collins

Print ISBN: 9781405132381

Online ISBN: 9780470696453

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696453

Author Biography

About the Author

Derek Collins is an Associate Professor of Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively on Greek poetry and its performance, including Master of the Game: Competition and Performance in Greek Poetry (2005). Collins has also published on Greek divination and magic, including articles on bird divination, the criminalization of magic in Athens, and the intellectual background to classical Greek magic.