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Animals in the Classical World: Ethical Perspectives from Greek and Roman Texts
     

Animals in the Classical World: Ethical Perspectives from Greek and Roman Texts

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by A. Harden
 
This sourcebook presents nearly 200 specially-translated Greek and Roman texts from Homer to Plutarch, revealing the place of the animal in the moral consciousness of the Classical era. Philosophical, historical, dramatic and poetic texts explore how animals were regarded in all aspects of ancient life, from philosophy to farming.

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This sourcebook presents nearly 200 specially-translated Greek and Roman texts from Homer to Plutarch, revealing the place of the animal in the moral consciousness of the Classical era. Philosophical, historical, dramatic and poetic texts explore how animals were regarded in all aspects of ancient life, from philosophy to farming.

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ISBN-13:
9780230276611
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
09/27/2013
Series:
Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

Alastair Harden works at the Beazley Archive, Oxford University, and teaches at the Universities of Oxford and Reading, UK. He attended Belfast Royal Academy and studied Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Oxford University, and Classics at the University of Reading. He is an Associate Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and has written on animals in Classical Art.

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