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Imagining Men: Ideals of Masculinity in Ancient Greek Culture (Praeger Series on the Ancient World)

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Exploring models for masculinity as they appear in major works of Greek literature, this book combines literary, historical, and psychological insights to examine how the ancient Greeks understood the meaning of a man's life. The thoughts and actions of Achilles, Odysseus, Oedipus, and other enduring characters from Greek literature reflect the imperatives that the ancient ...more
Hardcover, 166 pages
Published August 30th 2008 by Praeger Publishers
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