This conference aims to reconsider the varied panorama of different types of supernatural beings (Manes, Penates, Lares, Genii, δαίμονες, ἥρωες, etc.), with a special emphasis on the family circle.

It gathers together specialists from all over the world and adopts an exciting multidisciplinary approach. The focus of the conference will lie upon Greco-Roman culture from its origins to the early Christian period.