Circe, the First Witch of Greek Mythology
Witches have had a long and elaborate history, even back to ancient Greece. Thanks to Homer and his epic adventure tale the Odyssey, we met Circe, who has often been identified as the first witch in Greek mythology. Circe was...
Ancient Greek Spells and Charms for the Hapless in Love
Despite their reputation as the first philosophers and scientists, ancient Greeks used various love spells to win the affections of those they desired. By Adam Parker, PhD Candidate in Classical Studies, The Open University. Valentine’s Day is not all love hearts...