Valuing Others in Classical Antiquity by Ralph M. Rosen, Ineke Sluiter

By Ralph M. Rosen, Ineke Sluiter

How does a discourse of valuing others aid to make a bunch a bunch? The 5th in a sequence exploring historical values, this e-book investigates what worth phrases and evaluative strategies have been utilized in Greece and Rome to articulate the concept humans belong jointly, as a kin, a gaggle, a polis, a group, or simply as fellow people. Human groups thrive on prosocial habit. In eighteen chapters, starting from Greek tragedy to the Roman gladiators and from condo structure to the idea that of friendship, this ebook demonstrates how such habit is anchored and promoted by means of culturally particular expressions of evaluative discourse.Valuing others in classical antiquity can be of curiosity to linguists, literary students, historians, and philosophers alike.

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John bintliff Figure . House of the Mosaics, Eretria, fourth-century bc (from Nevett ). effects. 29 The traditional private family courtyard with its radiating rooms is supplemented or replaced by a display court with several reception rooms, often highly decorated. The fourth-century bce House of the Mosaics at Eretria is an early example of this development (Figure ). Peristyles around such courts can be 29 Westgate . classical greek urbanism  Figure . Late Hellenistic houses from Delos.

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