March 5 to 7, 2021
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March 5 to 7, 2021, join the largest online magical conference in the world, featuring over a hundred Witches and Conjurers coming to you by livestream video from across the globe!
One Foot in the Grave: Evolution, Ritual and Materiality of Defixiones in the Ancient World
A Livestream Class with Giulia Turolla
Sunday, March 7 at 9:00 am in The Saturn Library
Defixiones are one of the most famous and widespread cursing techniques originating in the ancient Mediterranean cultures.
- The historical roots of this tradition
- The reconstruction of the ritual process
- The use of magical materia and unique technical solutions attested by the archaeological records
The class will include a guided activity through which participants will be able to create their own mock defixio (aimed at a fictional character) to better understand the process from a practitioner's perspective.