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Greek Way of Life New edition - Robert Garland

Greek Way of Life New edition

Paperback

Published: 26th March 2015
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$63.27

The Greek Way of Life is a survey of the major life experiences which constituted the social reality of classical Greece, broken down into the general topics of conception and pregnancy, birth, childhood, coming of age, early adulthood, and elders and the elderly. What emerges is a conception of the human being as a social animal par excellence whose nature was largely realised in the attainment of paradigmatic social roles: military service for men and childbearing for women. Among the subtopics are Greek medical ideas, the roles of women and children, marriage, care of the elderly, and the role of religious ideas. An engaging narrative and a useful sourcebook, this will appeal to both general readers and scholars.

ISBN: 9780715623770
ISBN-10: 071562377X
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 390
Published: 26th March 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition