November 9, 2020

1.3 Archaeology of the Roman West: Magic and Apotropaic Items

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Prof. Hella Eckardt, University of Reading.

Sandie Williams, University of Reading.


Eckardt, H. & Williams, S. 2018. 'The Sound of Magic? Bells in Roman Britain', Britannia 49: 179–210.


Dr. Magali Bailliot

Bailliot, M. 2015. ‘Roman Magic Figurines from the Western Provinces of the Roman Empire: An Archaeological Survey’, Britannia 46: 93–110.

Bailliot, M. 2019. ‘Rome and the Roman Empire’, in Frankfurter, D. (ed.) Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic. Brill, pp. 175-197.



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