And it seemeth his favor was so great, as Antonius, in a letter which is recited verbatim in one of Cicero's Philippics, calleth him venefica
, witch; as if he had enchanted Caesar.
First specimens of the marine eels Venefica
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(1) The modern English term 'witch' is used here for the sake of clarity to render the Greek and Latin terms [phrase omitted], and maga, malefica, saga, strix, striga, and venefica
. It is, however, necessary to bear in mind the ideas conveyed by this term do not necessarily overlap with the Greco-Roman imagery of these female practitioners of magic.
Synopsis: Written with thoroughness and clarity by Avia Venefica
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(10) The unambiguously hostile saeva noverca, who persecutes her stepchildren to advance her own children, was the most common stereotype, often enhanced by cunning, witch-like aspects (the noverca venefica); in declamation, novercae were recurrently accused of plotting to disinherit their stepsons through murder by poison.
Medea, at least, was consistently following her true nature as saeva (and venefica) noverca, while Phaedra's lust, Hippolytus seems to suggest, is a willful perversion even of that.
Another outstanding gardening book from Timber Press showcases some 300 "diminutive gems," from dainty mini-catts (Cattleyas) to the dramatic (up close anyway) Dracula venefica
. Frowine, who has tended orchid collections at botanical gardens from Hawaii to Missouri, shares tips for choosing and cultivating them.
Interessante qui e vedere quanto l'azione venefica
del tempo porti ad un ingiusto appiattimento della storia, azione venefica
che cancella, livellandola, ogni differenza di meriti e talenti: a lungo andare anche la fama dei piu illustri verra dimenticata sotto i colpi del Tempo.
164v-165r, "Nam etsi Medea venefica
, si Circe magicas artes exercuit, si libidinosa Cleopatra, si incesta ...
Until now, 7 species of true eels (Anguilliformes) were known to exist in British Columbia based on literature records and museum specimens; Nemichthys scolopaceus, Avocettina infans, Serrivomer jesperseni, Xenomystax atrarius, Thalassenchelys coheni, Venefica
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