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Snow White’s Apple And Claudius’ Mushrooms: A Look at the Use of Poison in the Early Roman Empire

@inproceedings{Galatas2013SnowWA,
  title={Snow White’s Apple And Claudius’ Mushrooms: A Look at the Use of Poison in the Early Roman Empire},
  author={Connie Galatas},
  year={2013}
}
  • Connie Galatas
  • Published 2013
In comparison to the Roman Republic, the Early Empire witnessed an increase in the number of suspected poisonings. In the past, scholars have emphasized how in most cases women were the primary suspects and culprits in terms of preparing or administering the poison. However, this emphasis is problematic. On the one hand, women were not the only ones to use poison as a weapon. In addition, this approach ignores whether the poisonings themselves were historically plausible. By challenging the… Expand

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