Cultural Perceptions of Violence in the Hellenistic World

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Violence had long been central to the experience of Hellenistic Greek cities and to their civic discourses. This volume asks how these discourses were shaped and how they functioned within the particular cultural constructs of the Hellenistic world. It was a period in which warfare became more professionalised, and wars increasingly ubiquitous. The period also saw major changes in political structures that led to political and cultural experimentation and transformation in which the political and cultural heritage of the ...

Cultural Perceptions of Violence in the Hellenistic World 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472486417

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