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Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome

Robert A. Kaster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195140781
eISBN:
9780199789283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140781.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is an essay in cultural psychology. By examining the ways the ways in which emotion and talk about emotions reinforce cultural norms, it aims to understand the interplay between the ... More


Between Respect and Shame: Verecundia and the Art of Social Worry

Robert A. Kaster

in Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195140781
eISBN:
9780199789283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140781.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the emotion that the Romans called verecundia, a kind of strategic fear that causes one to gauge one’s behavior in any given social interaction and judge correctly one’s ... More


Sulla the weak tyrant

Alexander Thein

in Ancient Tyranny

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621255
eISBN:
9780748651047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621255.003.0055
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

As dictator, Sulla was labelled a ‘tyrant’ by Plutarch and Appian, but this Greek term was also applied to Sulla by Latin writers such as Cicero and Sallust. Important studies by Laffi and Hinard ... More


Emotion in Vergil’s Georgics: Farming and the Politics of Hope

Damien Nelis

in Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190278298
eISBN:
9780190603786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278298.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Reflecting about hope does not itself have to be hopeful. One can take all sorts of attitudes toward hope or happiness, whether confirming them, noting their absence, or raising questions about their ... More


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