The Magus in Hell

Published: February 19, 2020

The Magus in Hell This paper looks at Lucian’s satirical dialogue, Menippus, which prominently features a man called Mithrobarzanes, ‘one of the Magi, Zoroaster’s disciples and successors.’ With the help…

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The Making of the Chaldeans

Published: May 29, 2019

The Making of the Chaldeans This paper investigates the emergence of the Chaldeans in the Achaemenid Empire. I start from the Persian conquest of Babylon under Cyrus, the uprisings under…

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