Dabbling in the Occult: Odysseus, Necromancer — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE


It is the right time of the year for raising the dead. A student paper on the Elpenor Pelike at the MFA in Boston drew my attention to the following passage. Servius ad Aen. 6.107 “For this reason the place is named without joy since, as people claim, it would not have been there but…

Dabbling in the Occult: Odysseus, Necromancer — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE

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