Restraining Rage: The Ideology of Anger Control in Classical Antiquity (Paperback)
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Short Description for Restraining Rage The angry emotions, and the problems they presented, were an ancient Greek preoccupation from Homer to late antiquity. The control or elimination of rage was an obsessive concern. From the Greek world it passed to the Romans. This work explains the rise and persistence of this concern.
- Published: 02 April 2004
- Format: Paperback 480 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780674013865 ISBN 10: 0674013867
- Sales rank: 942,931
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Full description for Restraining Rage
Drawing on a wide range of ancient texts, and on recent work in anthropology and psychology, "Restraining Rage" explains the rise and persistence of the obsessive concern with the control or elimination of rage from Homer to late antiquity.