Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The rhetoric of manhood [electronic resource] : masculinity in the Attic orators / Joseph Roisman.

By: Roisman, Joseph, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literature: Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 283 p.).ISBN: 9780520931138 (electronic bk.); 0520931130 (electronic bk.); 0520241924; 9780520241923.Subject(s): Masculinity -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- Classical age | Rhetoric, Ancient | Athens (Greece) -- Civilization | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | Masculinity -- Greece -- Athens -- History -- classical age | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rhetoric of manhood.DDC classification: 305.31/0938/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Partial contents:
Summary: The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book is a study of manhood in fourth-century Athens and provides an examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources for understanding the social history of this period.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-249) and index.

Description based on print version record.

The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book is a study of manhood in fourth-century Athens and provides an examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources for understanding the social history of this period.

Manly youth -- The roles and responsibilities of the adult male: Kurios, husband, son, kinsman, friend, and citizen -- Manly Shame -- Manhood and social standing -- Men in the military -- The struggle over power -- Men, desires, and self-control -- What men fear.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Other editions of this work

The rhetoric of manhood by Roisman, Joseph, ©2005
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter