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Author Barton, Carlin A., 1948-

Title Roman honor : the fire in the bones / Carlin A. Barton
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]
©2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 326 pages)
Contents PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; PART 1 THE MOMENT OF TRUTH IN ANCIENT ROME: HONOR AND EMBODIMENT IN A CONTEST CULTURE; PART 2 CONFESSION AND THE ROMAN SOUL; PART 3 ON THE WIRE: THE EXPERIENCE OF SHAME IN ANCIENT ROME; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary This book is an attempt to coax Roman history closer to the bone, to the breath and matter of the living being. Drawing from a remarkable array of ancient and modern sources, Carlin Barton offers the most complex understanding to date of the emotional and spiritual life of the ancient Romans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-316) and index
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Subject Historiography -- Rome.
Honor in literature.
Honor -- Rome -- History.
Latin literature -- History and criticism.
National characteristics, Roman.
Rome -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520225252 (alk. paper)
0520925645 (electronic bk.)
0585408424 (electronic bk.)
1597348759
9780520225251 (alk. paper)
9780520925649 (electronic bk.)
9780585408422 (electronic bk.)
9781597348751