Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity

The seventeen contributions to this volume, written by leading experts, show that animals and humans in Graeco-Roman antiquity are interconnected on a variety of different levels and that their encounters and interactions often result from their belonging to the same structures, ‘networks’... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: Thorsten Fögen, Edmund Thomas.
Format: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2017]
Enthält: Frontmatter -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Introduction -- A Lifetime Together? Temporal Perspectives on Animal-Human Interactions -- Greek and Latin Words for Human-Animal Bonds: Metaphors and Taboos -- Pet and Image in the Greek World: The Use of Domesticated Animals in Human Interaction -- Lives in Interaction: Animal ‘Biographies’ in Graeco-Roman Literature? -- Philosophers’ Pets: Porphyry’s Partridge and Augustine’s Dog -- Psychological, Cognitive and Philosophical Aspects of Animal ‘Envy’ Towards Humans in Theophrastus and Beyond -- “Animal Literacy” and the Greeks: Philoctetes the Hedgehog and Dolon the Weasel Kenneth F. Kitchell “Animal Literacy” -- Cultured Animals and Wild Humans? Talking with the Animals in Aristophanes’ Wasps -- Human-Animal Interactions in Plutarch as Commentary on Human Moral Failings -- Fish or Man, Babylonian or Greek? Oannes between Cultures -- Fighting Animals: An Analysis of the Intersections between Human Self and Animal Otherness on Attic Vases -- Keeping and Displaying Royal Tribute Animals in Ancient Persia and the Near East -- Urban Geographies of Human-Animal Relations in Classical Antiquity -- ‘Wild Men’ and Animal Skins in Archaic Greek Imagery -- Galen on the Relationship between Human Beings and Fish -- Why Avoid a Monkey: The Refusal of Interaction in Galen’s Epideixis -- Animals in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: A Select Bibliography -- Contributors -- Indices
Frontmatter -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- Interactions between Animals and Humans in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Introduction -- A Lifetime Together? Temporal Perspectives on Animal-Human Interactions -- Greek and Latin Words for Human-Animal Bonds: Metaphors and Taboos -- Pet and Image in the Greek World: The Use of Domesticated Animals in Human Interaction -- Lives in Interaction: Animal ‘Biographies’ in Graeco-Roman Literature? -- Philosophers’ Pets: Porphyry’s Partridge and Augustine’s Dog -- Psychological, Cognitive and Philosophical Aspects of Animal ‘Envy’ Towards Humans in Theophrastus and Beyond -- “Animal Literacy” and the Greeks: Philoctetes the Hedgehog and Dolon the Weasel Kenneth F. Kitchell “Animal Literacy” -- Cultured Animals and Wild Humans? Talking with the Animals in Aristophanes’ Wasps -- Human-Animal Interactions in Plutarch as Commentary on Human Moral Failings -- Fish or Man, Babylonian or Greek? Oannes between Cultures -- Fighting Animals: An Analysis of the Intersections between Human Self and Animal Otherness on Attic Vases -- Keeping and Displaying Royal Tribute Animals in Ancient Persia and the Near East -- Urban Geographies of Human-Animal Relations in Classical Antiquity -- ‘Wild Men’ and Animal Skins in Archaic Greek Imagery -- Galen on the Relationship between Human Beings and Fish -- Why Avoid a Monkey: The Refusal of Interaction in Galen’s Epideixis -- Animals in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: A Select Bibliography -- Contributors -- Indices
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