La scena di magia in Petr. Sat. 131.4-6

Aldo Setaioli

Abstract


This passage shows some strong similarities with several descriptions in literature and in technical texts of magic, but also with Joh. 9.6; there is a parodical allusion to Il. 14.214-215 as well.

Keywords


Petronius; Satyrica; spittle as magical ingredient; ‘miracles’ and magic

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-16634



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