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Esther Eidinow’s broad area of expertise is ancient Greek society and culture, with specific focus on ancient Greek religion and magic: among other topics, she has published on oracles, curse tablets and binding spells, concepts of fate, luck and fortune, and the social emotions surrounding ‘witchcraft’ trials in classical Athens; she is currently editing a volume on belief for a new series on Ancient Religion and Cognition commissioned by Cambridge University Press, and three special issues on ‘Narratives of Witchcraft’ for the journal Magic, Religion and Witchcraft

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