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Oath and State in Ancient Greece (Beitrage…

Oath and State in Ancient Greece (Beitrage Zur Altertumskunde)

by Alan H. Sommerstein, Andrew J. Bayliss

Other authors: Lynn A. Kozak (Contributor), Isabella C. Torrance (Contributor)

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Alan H. Sommersteinprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bayliss, Andrew J.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Kozak, Lynn A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony; yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores how oaths functioned in the working of the Greek city-state (polis) and in relations between different states as well as between Greeks and non-Greeks.… (more)

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