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The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony; yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores the nature of oaths as Greeks perceive ...more
Hardcover, 473 pages
Published August 19th 2014 by Walter de Gruyter (first published November 30th 2013)
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A very specific topic, but pretty thoroughly examined in this book, and most informative for those wanting to know more about oath-taking, the gods sworn by, associated rituals, and the believed punishments for perjurers.
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