Translating "witch"

Gili Bar-Hillel gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Mon Feb 23 09:47:13 EST 2004


>>Isn't there a witch in the opening scenes of Apuleius's *Golden Ass*? He's
>>writing only a couple of hundred years before Jerome - I wonder what word
he
>>uses?

AFAIR, the whole of "The Golden Ass" is one long misogynistic rant about
witches. I once stage managed a production based on this book, in an outdoor
park in New-York's China Town... that brings back some very odd memories.

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