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Tears in the Graeco-Roman World
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Tears in the Graeco-Roman World (Hardback)

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This volume presents a wide range of contributions that analyse the cultural, sociological and communicative significance of tears and crying in Graeco-Roman antiquity. The papers cover the time from the eighth century BCE until late antiquity and take into account a broad variety of literary genres such as epic, tragedy, historiography, elegy, philosophical texts, epigram and the novel. The collection also contains two papers from modern socio-psychology.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalAncient history: to c 500 CEHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: De Gruyter Publication Date: 19/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9783110201116  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Thorsten Foegen, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany.

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