Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 July 2006

440 Pages | 25 halftones, 1 map

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195183412

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Ancient Supplication

F. S. Naiden

Ancient Supplication is the first book-length treatment of a key religious practice in ancient Mediterranean civilizations. Besides setting forth a typology that applies to hundreds of acts of supplication in both Greek and Latin sources, this book traces the links between an originally quasi-legal practice into features of Greek and Roman legal systems.


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