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Published: 16 January 2018

304 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198810513

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Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Daniel King

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Engages with modern theories of pain perception and contemporary cultural debates about pain and suffering
  • Examines the perceptions of the physical body in relation to broader representational, emotional, and social contexts in the Imperial world
  • Combines fine-grained analysis of ancient material with broad cultural history of the body from the perspectives of medicine, rhetoric and literature, and art-criticism