Ancient Anger Perspectives from Homer to Galen (Yale Classical Studies)

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  • Anthropology,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Psychology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • General,
  • Anger,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Greece,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Anger in literature,
  • Classical literature,
  • History and criticism

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ContributionsSusanna Braund (Editor), Glenn W. Most (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7765292M
ISBN 10052182625X
ISBN 109780521826259

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