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Andreia [electronic resource] : studies in manliness and courage in classical antiquity / edited by Ralph M. Rosen and Ineke Sluiter.

Contributor(s): Rosen, Ralph Mark | Sluiter, I. (Ineke).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica BatavaSupplementum: 238.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (359 p.) : ill.ISBN: 141750675X (electronic bk.); 9781417506750 (electronic bk.); 9004119957 (acid-free paper); 9789004119956 (acid-free paper); 9047400739; 9789047400738.Subject(s): Andreia (The Greek word) | Classical literature -- History and criticism | Greek language -- Semantics | Masculinity -- Terminology | Civilization, Classical | Courage -- Terminology | Masculinity | Courage | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Ancient Languages | Mannelijkheid | Moed | Klassieke oudheid | M�annlichkeit | Griechenland <Altertum>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Andreia.DDC classification: 482 Other classification: 15.51 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Semantics of manliness in ancient Greece / Karen Bassi -- Andreia of Xenocles / G.I.C. Robertson -- Marvelous Andreia / Sarah E. Harrell -- Andreia of the Hippocratic physician and the problem of incurables / Ralph M. Rosen and Manfred Horstmanshoff -- Most citizens are Europr�oktoi now / Adriaan Rademaker -- Rhetoric of courage in the Athenian orators / Joseph Roisman -- High Cost of Andreia at Athens / Edward E. Cohen -- Ordeal of the divine sign / Peter T. Struck -- Aristotle on Andreia, divine and sub-human virtues / Marguerite Deslauriers -- Paradoxical Andreia / Helen Cullyer -- Roman men and Greek virtue / Myles McDonnell -- Andreia and the Ask�esis-culture in the Roman East / Onno van Nijf -- Like the labors of Heracles / Joy Connolly -- Plutarch's manly women / Jeremy McInerney.
Summary: An examination of a central concept in the self-definition of any Greek-speaking male: "Andreia", the notion of courage and manliness. Through a combination of lexical or semantic and conceptual studies the discourse of manliness and its role in the construction of social order is explored.
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Semantics of manliness in ancient Greece / Karen Bassi -- Andreia of Xenocles / G.I.C. Robertson -- Marvelous Andreia / Sarah E. Harrell -- Andreia of the Hippocratic physician and the problem of incurables / Ralph M. Rosen and Manfred Horstmanshoff -- Most citizens are Europr�oktoi now / Adriaan Rademaker -- Rhetoric of courage in the Athenian orators / Joseph Roisman -- High Cost of Andreia at Athens / Edward E. Cohen -- Ordeal of the divine sign / Peter T. Struck -- Aristotle on Andreia, divine and sub-human virtues / Marguerite Deslauriers -- Paradoxical Andreia / Helen Cullyer -- Roman men and Greek virtue / Myles McDonnell -- Andreia and the Ask�esis-culture in the Roman East / Onno van Nijf -- Like the labors of Heracles / Joy Connolly -- Plutarch's manly women / Jeremy McInerney.

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An examination of a central concept in the self-definition of any Greek-speaking male: "Andreia", the notion of courage and manliness. Through a combination of lexical or semantic and conceptual studies the discourse of manliness and its role in the construction of social order is explored.

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