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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, R. M. Rosen, I. Sluiter
 

ISBN-10: 9004119957

ISBN-13: 9789004119956

Pub. Date: 11/29/2002

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This volume examines the use of a central concept in the self-definition of any Greek speaking male: Andreia, the notion of courage and manliness. The nature and use of value terms quickly leads the researcher to core issues of cultural identity: through a combination of lexical or semantic and conceptual studies the discourse of manliness and its role in

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This volume examines the use of a central concept in the self-definition of any Greek speaking male: Andreia, the notion of courage and manliness. The nature and use of value terms quickly leads the researcher to core issues of cultural identity: through a combination of lexical or semantic and conceptual studies the discourse of manliness and its role in the construction of social order is studied, in a variety of authors, genres, and communicative situations.
This book is of interest to students of the classical world, the history of values, gender studies, and cultural historians.

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)

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