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Ancient anger : perspectives from Homer to Galen

Author: Susanna Morton Braund; Glenn W Most
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge university press, [2007]
Series: Yale classical studies, 32.
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Anger is found everywhere in the ancient world, starting with the very first word of the Iliad and continuing through all literary genres and every aspect of public and private life. This volume  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Morton Braund; Glenn W Most
ISBN: 0521036429 9780521036429 9780521826259 052182625X
OCLC Number: 494152112
Notes: Communications revues du colloque d'Heidelberg.
Impression de la version digitalisée de la 1ère éd. de 2003.
Description: 1 vol. (X-325 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ethics,ethology, teminology: Iliadic anger and the cross-cultural study of emotion/ D.L. Cairns; Anger and pity in Homer's Iliad/ Glenn W. Most; Angry, bees, wasps and jurors: the symbolic politics/ D.S. Allen; Aristotle on anger and the emotions: the strategies of status/ David Konstan; The rage of women/ W.V. Harris; Thumos as masculine ideal and social pathology in ancient Greek magical spells/ Christopher A. Faraone; Anger and gender in Chariton's Chaereas and Callirhoe/ J.H.D. Scourfield; "Your mother nursed you with bile": anger in babies and small children/ Ann Ellis Hanson; Reactive and objective attitudes: anger in Virgil's Aeneid and Hellenistic philosophy/ Christopher Gill; The angry poet and the angry gods: problems of theodicy in Lucan's epic of defeat/ Elaine Fantham; An ABC ofepic ira: anger, beasts and cannibalism/ Susanna Braund and Giles Gilbert
Series Title: Yale classical studies, 32.
Responsibility: [edited] by Susanna Braund,... and Glenn W. Most,....


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'... an interesting range of further perspectives ... This well-produced book succeeds in treating anger as a topic that can open vistas on ancient thinking about psychology, the body, character, Read more...

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