Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greece (Beitr GE Zur Altertumskunde)


The oath used to be an establishment of basic value throughout quite a lot of social interactions during the old Greek global, creating a the most important contribution to social balance and concord; but there was no finished, committed scholarly learn of the topic for over a century. This quantity of a two-volume research explores the character of oaths as Greeks perceived it, the ways that they have been used (and occasionally abused) in Greek existence and literature, and their inherent binding power.

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