Andreia: Studies in Manliness and Courage in Classical Antiquity

Andreia: Studies in Manliness and Courage in Classical Antiquity

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by Ralph Rosen
     
 

This volume examines issues of courage and manliness in the ancient world. Taking the Greek concept of Andreia as its starting-point, it sheds new light on the contruction of cultural identity, and the use of value terms in that process.See more details below

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This volume examines issues of courage and manliness in the ancient world. Taking the Greek concept of Andreia as its starting-point, it sheds new light on the contruction of cultural identity, and the use of value terms in that process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004119956
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/29/2002
Series:
Mnemosyne, Supplements Series, #238
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1General Introduction1
Ch. 2The Semantics of Manliness in Ancient Greece25
Ch. 3The Andreia of Xenocles: Kouros, Kallos and Kleos59
Ch. 4Marvelous Andreia: Politics, Geography, and Ethnicity in Herodotus' Histories77
Ch. 5The Andreia of the Hippocratic Physician and the Problem of Incurables95
Ch. 6"Most Citizens are Europroktoi Now": (Un)manliness in Aristophanes115
Ch. 7The Rhetoric of Courage in the Athenian Orators127
Ch. 8The High Cost of Andreia at Athens145
Ch. 9The Ordeal of the Divine Sign: Divination and Manliness in Archaic and Classical Greece167
Ch. 10Aristotle on Andreia, Divine and Sub-human Virtues187
Ch. 11Paradoxical Andreia: Socratic Echoes in Stoic 'Manly Courage'213
Ch. 12Roman Men and Greek Virtue235
Ch. 13Athletics, Andreia and the Askesis-Culture in the Roman East263
Ch. 14Like the Labors of Heracles: Andreia and Paideia in Greek Culture under Rome287
Ch. 15Plutarch's Manly Women319
Indices345

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