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Title Kakos : badness and anti-value in classical antiquity / edited by Ineke Sluiter and Ralph M. Rosen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 514 pages) : illustrations
Series Mnemosyne supplements, 0169-8958 ; v. 307
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 307
Contents List of Contributors; Chapter 1. General Introduction (Ineke Sluiter); Chapter 2. Generic Ethics and the Problem of Badness in Pindar (Kathryn Morgan); Chapter 3. Ugliness and Value in the Life of Aesop (Jeremy B. Lefkowitz); Chapter 4. Beetle Tracks: Entomology, Scatology and the Discourse of Abuse (Deborah Steiner); Chapter 5. 'Bad' Language in Aristophanes (Ian C. Storey); Chapter 6. Badness and Intentionality in Aristophanes' Frogs (Ralph M. Rosen); Chapter 7. Imagining Bad Citizenship in Classical Athens: Aristophanes' Ecclesiazusae 730-876 (Matthew R. Christ)
Summary Part of a series that explores cultural and ethical values in Classical Antiquity, this volume examines the negative foils, the anti-values, against which positive value notions are conceptualized and calibrated in Classical Antiquity. It includes chapters that address this theme from historical, literary, legal, and philosophical perspectives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Values -- History.
Values -- Greece.
Values -- Rome.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Rosen, Ralph Mark.
Sluiter, I. (Ineke)
ISBN 9047443144 (electronic bk.)
9789047443148 (electronic bk.)
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