Reciprocity in Ancient Greece

Reciprocity in Ancient Greece

by Christopher Gill
     
 

In this collection of new essays, an international group of experts explores, in connection with Greek culture, an idea that has proven very fruitful in anthropology: that of reciprocity as a practice and idea. It provides the most comprehensive examination so far of reciprocity in Greek economic, social, and intellectual life, discussing its relevance to epic

Overview

In this collection of new essays, an international group of experts explores, in connection with Greek culture, an idea that has proven very fruitful in anthropology: that of reciprocity as a practice and idea. It provides the most comprehensive examination so far of reciprocity in Greek economic, social, and intellectual life, discussing its relevance to epic and drama, historical writing, oratory, religion, and ethical philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198149972
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/30/1998
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)

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