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Horkos : the oath in Greek society, edited by Alan H. Sommerstein and Judith Fletcher

Label
Horkos : the oath in Greek society
Title
Horkos
Title remainder
the oath in Greek society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alan H. Sommerstein and Judith Fletcher
Title variation
Oath in Greek society
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
The importance of oaths to ancient Greek culture can hardly be overstated, especially in the political and judicial fields. This volume derives from a research project on the oath in ancient Greece, and comprises seventeen chapters, exploring a range of aspects of the subject
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Includes Greek quotations with English translations
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sommerstein, Alan H
  • Fletcher, Judith
  • University of Nottingham
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oaths
  • Oaths (Greek law)
  • Serments
  • Serments (Droit grec)
  • Grèce
  • Oaths
  • Oaths (Greek law)
  • Greece
  • Eed
  • Griekse oudheid
Label
Horkos : the oath in Greek society, edited by Alan H. Sommerstein and Judith Fletcher
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-292) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Oaths in political life / P.J. Rhodes -- Oaths in Greek interternational relations / Sarah Bolmarcich -- Litigants' oaths in Athenian law / Michael Gagarin -- The dikast's oath and the question of fact / David C. Mirhady -- Could a Greek oath guarantee a claim right? Oaths, contracts and the structure of obligation in classical Athens / David Carter -- Oath and contract / Edwin M. Carawan -- 'An Olympic victory must not be bought': oath-taking, cheating and women in Greek athletics / Jonathan S. Perry -- Epinician swearing / Bonnie MacLachlan -- Horkos in the Oresteia / Judith Fletcher -- Masters of manipulation: Euripides' (and Medea's) use of oaths in Medea / Arlene Allan -- Cloudy swearing: when (if ever) is an oath not an oath? / Alan H. Sommerstein -- Thucydides and Plataian perjury / Simon Hornblower -- The oath of Demophantos and the politics of Athenian identity / Julia L. Shear -- Hierophantic performances: the Syracuscans' great oath and other examples / Tarik Wareh -- Oath and allusion in Alcaeus fr. 129 / Mary R. Bachvarova -- Cosmological oaths in Empedocles and Lucretius / Myrto Garani -- ['I swear by Augustus himself']: the Greek oath in the roman world / Serena Connolly
Control code
ocn608313096
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 304 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781380581
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p55cv
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)608313096
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Horkos : the oath in Greek society, edited by Alan H. Sommerstein and Judith Fletcher
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-292) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Oaths in political life / P.J. Rhodes -- Oaths in Greek interternational relations / Sarah Bolmarcich -- Litigants' oaths in Athenian law / Michael Gagarin -- The dikast's oath and the question of fact / David C. Mirhady -- Could a Greek oath guarantee a claim right? Oaths, contracts and the structure of obligation in classical Athens / David Carter -- Oath and contract / Edwin M. Carawan -- 'An Olympic victory must not be bought': oath-taking, cheating and women in Greek athletics / Jonathan S. Perry -- Epinician swearing / Bonnie MacLachlan -- Horkos in the Oresteia / Judith Fletcher -- Masters of manipulation: Euripides' (and Medea's) use of oaths in Medea / Arlene Allan -- Cloudy swearing: when (if ever) is an oath not an oath? / Alan H. Sommerstein -- Thucydides and Plataian perjury / Simon Hornblower -- The oath of Demophantos and the politics of Athenian identity / Julia L. Shear -- Hierophantic performances: the Syracuscans' great oath and other examples / Tarik Wareh -- Oath and allusion in Alcaeus fr. 129 / Mary R. Bachvarova -- Cosmological oaths in Empedocles and Lucretius / Myrto Garani -- ['I swear by Augustus himself']: the Greek oath in the roman world / Serena Connolly
Control code
ocn608313096
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 304 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781380581
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p55cv
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)608313096
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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