No regrets remorse in classical antiquity

This study examines how the emotions of remorse and regret were manifested in Greek and Roman public life. By discussing the standard lexical denotations of remorse, Fulkerson shows how it was not normally expressed by high-status individuals, but by their inferiors, and how it often served to show...

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Main Author: Fulkerson, Laurel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This study examines how the emotions of remorse and regret were manifested in Greek and Roman public life. By discussing the standard lexical denotations of remorse, Fulkerson shows how it was not normally expressed by high-status individuals, but by their inferiors, and how it often served to show defect of character
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191751219