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Aidōs : the psychology and ethics of honour and shame in ancient Greek literature

Author: Douglas L Cairns
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993.
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Commonly rendered "shame", "modesty" and "respect", "aidos" is one of the most difficult Greek words to translate. In this work, Cairns traces the history and development of this central concept of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cairns, Douglas L.
Aidōs.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 92012131
(OCoLC)25713908
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas L Cairns
OCLC Number: 607901421
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 474 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; Aidos in Homer; From Hesiod to the Fifth Century; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides; The Sophists, Plato, and aristotle; References; Glossary; Index of Principal Passages; General Index.
Responsibility: Douglas L. Cairns.
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