Rethinking the ancient, in view of the modern Genocide in archaic and classical Greece / Hans van Wees Lysistrata and war's impact on the home front / Kurt A. Raaflaub "War guilt," "national character," "inevitable forces," and the problematic historiography of "unnecessary wars" / David Potter Socrates' military service / S. Sara Monoson Rethinking the modern, in view of the ancient Moral injury, damage, and repair / Nancy Sherman War as education / Paul Woodruff Deciding to go to war: who is responsible? / Arlene W. Saxonhouse Combat trauma and the tragic stage: ancient culture and modern catharsis / Peter Meineck Other moderns, other ancients War, what is it good for in Homer's Iliad and four receptions? / Seth L. Schein Modern Achilles: the beauty of war and the battle of the sexes / Susanne Gödde "I am Spartacus": ancient war and slavery in the movies / Page Dubois Epilogue: distances / Silke-Maria Weineck.
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