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Emotion, restraint, and community in ancient Rome

Author: Robert A Kaster
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Classical culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Examines the ways in which emotions, & talk about emotions, interacted with the ethics of the Roman upper classes in the late Republic & early Empire periods. The book considers how various Roman forms of fear, dismay, indignation & revulsion created an economy of displeasure that shaped society in constructive ways.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Kaster
ISBN: 9780195140781 0195140788
OCLC Number: 1256378990
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. (Oxford Scholarship Online). Mode of access: Internet.
Description: ix, 245 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Classical culture and society.
Responsibility: Robert A. Kaster.

Abstract:

Examines the ways in which emotions, & talk about emotions, interacted with the ethics of the Roman upper classes in the late Republic & early Empire periods. The book considers how various Roman forms of fear, dismay, indignation & revulsion created an economy of displeasure that shaped society in constructive ways.

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