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Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society
Horkos The Oath in Greek Society
Author: Alan H. Sommerstein
What was an oath? When were oaths necessary? How seriously were oaths taken? How did literary artists exploit them? How did Greek oath practices relate to those of neighbouring cultures? The importance of oaths to ancient Greek culture can hardly be overstated, especially in the political and judicial fields; they have never, however, been t...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781904675679
ISBN-10: 1904675670
Publication Date: 8/30/2007
Pages: 384

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Publisher: Bristol Phoenix Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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