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Our ancient wars : rethinking war through the classics

Author: Victor Caston; Silke-Maria Weineck
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features essays by scholars from across academic disciplines - classicists and historians, philosophers and political theorists, literary scholars - engaging with classical texts to understand how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Caston; Silke-Maria Weineck
ISBN: 9780472072989 0472072986 9780472052981 0472052985
OCLC Number: 918986462
Description: vi, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rethinking the ancient, in view of the modern --
Genocide in archaic and classical Greece / Hans van Wees --
Lysistrata and war's impact on the home front / Kurt A. Raaflaub --
"War guilt," "national character," "inevitable forces," and the problematic historiography of "unnecessary wars" / David Potter --
Socrates' military service / S. Sara Monoson --
Rethinking the modern, in view of the ancient --
Moral injury, damage, and repair / Nancy Sherman --
War as education / Paul Woodruff --
Deciding to go to war: who is responsible? / Arlene W. Saxonhouse --
Combat trauma and the tragic stage: ancient culture and modern catharsis / Peter Meineck --
Other moderns, other ancients --
War, what is it good for in Homer's Iliad and four receptions? / Seth L. Schein --
Modern Achilles: the beauty of war and the battle of the sexes / Susanne Gödde --
"I am Spartacus": ancient war and slavery in the movies / Page Dubois --
Epilogue: distances / Silke-Maria Weineck.
Responsibility: edited by Victor Caston and Silke-Maria Weineck.

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