Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 July 2018

232 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190887872

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In the Orbit of Love

Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

David Konstan

  • Challenges dominant interpretations of classical social relations and stresses the feelings and behaviors prompted by love
  • Examines altruism and love in intimate and wider social relations, particularly the contrast between loyalty and love
  • Discusses the ways in which human relationships have changed over the course of time

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