Violence in the ancient and medieval worlds [electronic resource] / edited by Maria Cristina Pimentel and Nuno Simóes Rodrigues ; with the collaboration of Gabriel Silva, Maria Luísa Resende, Martim Aires Horta and Ricardo Duarte

Leuven : Peeters, 2018
1 online resource (x, 582 pages) : some illustrations
Interdisciplinary studies in ancient culture and religion; 19.
Interdisciplinary studies in ancient culture and religion ; 19

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Greece -- Social conditions -- To 146 B.C.
Rome -- Social conditions.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Violence -- History.
The dawn of human violence : a reading of Posidonius, Lucretius and Sallust / Nicoletta Bruno
Violence and the feminine : the elegiac woman in action / Arcangela Cafagna
Domestic violence in Roman imperial society : giving abused women a voice / Margherita Carucci
Duel and violent death in Propertius' elegy 4,10 / Irma Ciccarelli
The wrath of gods falls upon men : the case of ancient Arkadia / María Cruz Cardete
Why does Zeus rape? : an evolutionary psychological perspective / Susan Deacy
The motif of verberare puellam in Latin elegiac poetry / Rosalba Dimundo
Violence as a manifestation of 'pietas' / Paolo Fedeli
Violence in prayer : God's "other side" in the book of Psalms : a literary approach / Maria Fernandes
The rhetoric of violence and erotic masochism in the epistles of Philostratus / Rafael J. Gallé Cejudo
Another Medea? : violence and Procne's family in Ovid's Metamorphoses 6 / Nikoletta Manioti
Violence against slaves as an element of theatre in Plautus / Marc Mayer I Olivé
Himerius's testimony on mousike as a means of preventing violence in the late antique school of rhetoric / José Guillermo Montes Cala
Violence and myth : the creative violence of dragon-slaying in the ancient and early medieval worlds / Daniel Ogden
Death omens in Aeschylus and Sophocles : Clytaemnestra's dream between blood revenge and the struggle for power / Pierpaolo Peroni
Viriathus and his contemporaries as victims and perpetrators of conflict violence / Deborah L. Potter
Strike, smite and terrify : reflections on physical, ritual and psychological violence in ancient Egypt / José das Candeias Sales
Blood feud and blood pollution in archaic and early classical Greece / Irene Salvo
Violence in Statius' Tydeus : against others or against himself? / Carlo Santini
Pursuit and ritual on early south Italian and Sicilian red-figure pottery. The workshop of the Himera painter and the new iconographie compositions of the late 5th century BC / Marco Serino
(Not) doing violence to myth : the suppression of force in Pindar / Daniel Sicka
Misit Thyesteas preces : cursing and magic in Horace's Epode 5 / Gabriel A.F. Silva
Filicide in the house of Atreus / Maria de Fátima Silva
Female group violence in Greek myth : a case study on the Lemnian androctony and the crime of the Danaids / Nereida Villagra
'Visual' metaphors of violence : representations of submission on Roman coins / Marco Vitale
Violence in the love poems of the Carmina Burana / José Carracedo Fraga
Violence reflected : high-medieval diplomatic cautelae as a mirror of society / José Manuel Díaz de Bustamante
A targeted violence : the early years of Venetian rule in Padua / Daniele Dibello
Divino interim gladio : the suffering of the judge in some Visigothic passions / Ivan Neves Figueiras
Words, actions and controlled lives. Women and violence in medieval Galicia / Miguel García-Fernández
Oportet te accipere virum et laetari : a form of violence in some lives of virgin saints / María Elisa Lage Cotos
Violence and conflict in the Portuguese medieval university : from the late-thirteenth to the early-sixteenth century / Armando Norte, André de Oliveira Leitão.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-582).
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Charles J. Stille Fund.
Pimentel, Maria Cristina, editor.
Rodrigues, Nuno Simões, editor.
Silva, Gabriel, editor.
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