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Author Newmyer, Stephen T. (Stephen Thomas)

Title Animals in Greek and Roman thought : a sourcebook / Stephen T. Newmyer
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 130 pages)
Series Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world
Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world.
Contents The intellect of animals? : rational or irrational? -- Human-animal kinship -- Animal behaviors -- Animals as moral beings -- Animals as offerings : hunting and sacrifice -- Animals as sport : the arena -- Animals as food : vegetarianism and its opponents -- Animals as friends ; kindness to animals
Summary Animals in Greek and Roman Thought brings together new translations of classical passages which contributed to ancient debate on the nature of animals and their relationship to human beings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Animal rights -- History
Animals -- Greece -- History
Animals -- Rome -- History
Human-animal relationships -- History.
Animal rights.
Human-animal relationships.
NATURE -- Animal Rights.
Rome (Empire)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203839153