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The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series

Animals in the Classical World

Ethical Perspectives from Greek and Roman Texts

Authors: Harden, A.

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This sourcebook presents nearly 200 specially-translated Greek and Roman texts from Homer to Plutarch, revealing the place of the animal in the moral consciousness of the Classical era. Philosophical, historical, dramatic and poetic texts explore how animals were regarded in all aspects of ancient life, from philosophy to farming.

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Alastair Harden works at the Beazley Archive, Oxford University, and teaches at the Universities of Oxford and Reading, UK. He attended Belfast Royal Academy and studied Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at Oxford University, and Classics at the University of Reading. He is an Associate Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and has written on animals in Classical Art.

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eBook $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Animals in the Classical World
Book Subtitle
Ethical Perspectives from Greek and Roman Texts
Authors
Series Title
The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31931-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137319319
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-27661-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32526-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 222
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