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Title Ancient anger : perspectives from Homer to Galen / [edited by] Susanna Morton Braund, Glenn W. Most.
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Series Yale classical studies ; v. 32.
Yale classical studies ; v. 32.
Subject Classical literature -- History and criticism.
Anger in literature.
Anger -- Greece.
Anger -- Rome.
Alt Name Braund, Susanna Morton.
Most, Glenn W.
Description 1 online resource (x, 325 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-305) and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Ethics, ethology, terminology: Iliadic anger and the cross-cultural study of emotion; Chapter 2 Anger and pity in Homer's Iliad; Chapter 3 Angry bees, wasps, and jurors: the symbolic politics Athens; Chapter 4 Aristotle on anger and the emotions: the strategies of status; Chapter 5 The rage of women; Chapter 6 Thumos as masculine ideal and social pathology in ancient Greek magical spells; Chapter 7 Anger and gender in Chariton's Chaereas and Callirhoe
Chapter 8 "Your mother nursed you with bile": anger in babies and small childrenChapter 9 Reactive and objective attitudes: anger in Virgil's Aeneid and Hellenistic philosophy; Chapter 10 The angry poet and the angry gods: problems of theodicy in Lucan's epic of defeat; Chapter 11 An ABC of epic ira: anger, beasts, and cannibalism; References; Index of passages cited; Index of proper names; Index of topics
Summary Anger is found everywhere in the ancient world, starting with the very first word of the Iliad and continuing through all literary genres and every aspect of public and private life. This volume brings together several significant new studies on literary, philosophical, medical, and political aspects of ancient anger.
ISBN 9780511163753
0511165684 (electronic bk.)
9780511165689 (electronic bk.)
051118414X (electronic bk.)
9780511184147 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 191952002
Additional Format Print version: Ancient anger. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 (DLC) 2003051550.