Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 February 2016

416 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199562602

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Envy, Poison, & Death

Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Esther Eidinow

  • Explores the lives of, and attitudes to, women in fourth-century Athens, especially those no longer living within traditional family structures
  • Focuses particularly on the role and power of envy and gossip as social dynamics and historical forces
  • Provides clear explanations of theoretical approaches, including anthropological, cognitive, and emotional studies
  • All ancient Greek accompanied by English translations

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