Chapter 5. Magic in Greek and Roman Law

  1. Derek Collins

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696453.ch5

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

Magic in the Ancient Greek World

How to Cite

Collins, D. (2007) Magic in Greek and Roman Law, in Magic in the Ancient Greek World, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696453.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132381

Online ISBN: 9780470696453

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Keywords:

  • magic;
  • Roman law;
  • magical practices;
  • jurists;
  • legal imagination

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Magic in Greek Law and Legal Imagination

  • Trials for Erotic Magic

  • Theoris, the Lemnian Witch

  • Plato's Laws Against Magic

  • Magic in Roman Law and Legal History

  • The Twelve Tables

  • The Lex Cornelia

  • Magia and Maleficium: Magic and Witchcraft

  • Apuleius the Magus

  • The Opinions of Paulus and Later Law Codes

  • Interpretationes Christianae

  • The Medieval Inheritance