Magic Words and Quack Cures: An ‘Epic’ Fail During a Plague — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE


Lucian, Alexander the False Prophet 36 “There was one oracle, also an autophone, which he had sent to all peoples during the plague. It was a single line of verse, “Phoebus, with uncut hair, keeps off the cloud of plague.” This line was to be seen everywhere, written on doorposts as a spell against the […]

via Magic Words and Quack Cures: An ‘Epic’ Fail During a Plague — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

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