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Our ancient wars [electronic resource] : rethinking war through the classics / edited by Victor Caston and Silke-Maria Weineck.

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Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
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Subjects:
War (Philosophy).
War and civilization.
Greece -- History, Military.
Rome -- History, Military.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on information from the publisher.
Contributor:
Caston, Victor, 1963-
Weineck, Silke-Maria, 1963-
Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan) publisher.
ISBN:
9780472072989
9780472052981
9780472121595
Publisher Number:
10.3998/mpub.7652595
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.