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War, group suicide, and the death drive in classical antiquity

Kenneth J. Pratt

War, group suicide, and the death drive in classical antiquity

by Kenneth J. Pratt

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Published by California State University, Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Classical.,
    • War -- Psychological aspects.,
    • Mass suicide -- Mediterranean Region.,
    • Death instinct.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 22-25.

      StatementKenneth J. Pratt.
      SeriesOccasional papers series / California State University, Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament ;, no. 13, Occasional papers series (California State University, Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament) ;, no. 13.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDE61.W35 P73 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 25 p. ;
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2348036M
      LC Control Number86622913

      Reflections on War and Death Sigmund Freud I THE DISAPPOINTMENTS OF WAR war has called forth and the altered attitude towards death to which it, in common with other wars, unlike in the days of classical antiquity, the words “foreign” and “hostile” should no longer be synonyms.   The Annals - Ebook written by Tacitus. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or .

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War, group suicide, and the death drive in classical antiquity. Los Angeles, CA: California State University, Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Group suicide.

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Personal and yet universal, inevitable and unknowable, death has been a dominant theme and the death drive in classical antiquity book all cultures since earliest times.

Remarkably, across the span of several millennia and despite the myriad of cultural profusions since antiquity, we can recognize in the customs of ancient Greece and Rome ceremonies and rituals that have lasting resonance today in both the East and by: 3.

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This is a fascinating collection of scholarly essays on Indo-European religions and mythologies by a leading specialist in the field. While focusing on beliefs about. Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Burials permit a far wider range /5. In antiquity, the suffocating integration in the group and the identification of each person with the group was the rule and deviations lead to serious consequences.

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identified a process which she believed individuals pass through when they are confronted with death. At the time. THE DRAMATISTS. The Greek tragedians in antiquity were the first to use nearly all of the literary forms which exist nowadays: tragedy, comedy, epic and romance.

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To inscribe the name of the dead upon the tomb was not allowed, unless it were that of a man who had fallen in war, or that of a woman who had died in sacred office.” This citation is extremely intriguing: not only does it tell us the reasoning behind the funerary practices of Sparta, it also sheds light on special dead in Spartan society.

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