Magic

Ancient Curses Research Project
Ancient Curses is a general resource about curses, curse tablets, and related miscellany in the ancient world.

The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database
This is a database of over 1000 magical objects. Many protective amulets are contained within this collection.

The Charakteres Project
A “catalogue and statistical analysis project of ancient ‘magic’ signs.”

Cognitive Classics
Website with bibliographies and resources for those taking a cognitive science approach to classical literature.

Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals Online
This is University of Wurzburg’s collection of apotropaic Mesopotamian texts. The site provides the original texts in Sumerian and Akkadian, with translations where applicable.

A Corpus of Writing Tablets from Roman Britain
A project website at the University of Oxford which details various Roman documents, including a section on curse tablets.

Curse Tablets from Roman Britain
This site provides an extensive catalog of British curses. It includes photos and drawings of the tablets, texts, translations, as well as information guides.

Papyrae Graecae Magicae Online
The Greek magical papyri online at the University of Heidelberg.

Virtual Magic Bowl Archive
A collection of Aramaic incantation bowls at the University of Exeter.

 

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