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Valuing others in classical antiquity

by Ralph M. Rosen (Editor), Ineke Sluiter (Editor)

Other authors: John Bintliff (Contributor), Sarah Bolmarcich (Contributor), Gerard J. Boter (Contributor), Matthew R. Christ (Contributor), Kathleen M. Coleman (Contributor)12 more, Cynthia Damon (Contributor), Nick Fisher (Contributor), Judith P. Hallett (Contributor), Albert Joosse (Contributor), David Konstan (Contributor), Aislinn Melchior (Contributor), Josiah Ober (Contributor), Irene Polinskaya (Contributor), Eveline van 't Wout (Contributor), Tazuko van Berkel (Contributor), Ivo Volt (Contributor), Robert W. Wallace (Contributor)

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Rosen, Ralph M.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sluiter, InekeEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bintliff, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bolmarcich, SarahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boter, Gerard J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Christ, Matthew R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coleman, Kathleen M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Damon, CynthiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fisher, NickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hallett, Judith P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Melchior, AislinnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Polinskaya, IreneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
van 't Wout, EvelineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Summary: How does a discourse of 'valuing others' help to make a group a group? The fifth in a series exploring 'ancient values', this book investigates what value terms and evaluative concepts were used in Greece and Rome to articulate the idea that people 'belong together', as a family, a group, a polis, a community, or just as fellow human beings. Human communities thrive on prosocial behavior. In eighteen chapters, ranging from Greek tragedy to the Roman gladiators, and from house architecture to the concept of friendship, this book demonstrates how such behavior is anchored and promoted by culturally specific expressions of evaluative discourse. Valuing others in classical antiquity should be of interest to linguists, literary scholars, historians, and philosophers alike.… (more)

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