Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece PDF ePub eBook

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Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece free pdf The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony- yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores the nature of oaths as Greeks perceived it, the ways in which they were used (and sometimes abused) in Greek life and literature, and their inherent binding power.

About Alan H. Sommerstein

A. H. Sommerstein, University of Nottingham- I. C. Torrance, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

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Author : Alan H. Sommerstein
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Data Published : 19 August 2014
ISBN : 3110200597
EAN : 9783110200591
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 463 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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