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Ancient Greek Love Magic Quiz

This is a pretty basic quiz about what modern writers like Faraone and Collins have to say about ancient Greek magical practices used in the service of love. Should you need to familiarize yourself with their works or review highlights of their discussion of magic, see the reviews listed on Books on Ancient Magic.

1. Which object would a practitioner of Ancient Greek love magic be most likely to use if she were trying to make her husband stop abusing her?
apple
effigy
herb
iunx

2. Which object would a man be most likely to use if he wanted to make a young woman fall madly in love/lust with him?
apple
herb
knotted cord
ointment

3. What is the name of the type of spell used to lead the unknowing victim to the practitioner of the spell?
agape
agoge
eros
philia

4. Besides apple, which was another fruit considered to make women lustful?
apricot
mango
orange
pomegranate

5. Who used a fatally poisonous ointment on Heracles?
Centaur
Deianeira
Hera
Iole

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