Book , Print , Conference in English

Studies in emotions and power in the late Roman world : papers in honour of Ron Newbold

edited by Barbara Sidwell, Danijel Dzino.
  • Piscataway, NJ : Gorgias Press, 2010.
  • xiii, 205 pages : portrait ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Series
Contents
  • 1. "Introduction: Power and Emotions" / Barbara Sidwell
  • Power
  • Emotions
  • Chapters
  • Bibliography
  • 2. "St. Jerome's Struggle for Control: an Approach" / Ron Newbold
  • Bibliography
  • 3. "Marcus Aurelius and the Therapeutic Use of Soliloquy: An Interdisciplinary Approach" / Han Baltussen
  • Meditations or Exhortations?
  • Emotions and how to deal with them
  • Psychological efficacy: self-examination, care of the soul & self-consolation
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • 4. "The Virtue of Rage in the Fourth Century" / Cristopher Malone
  • Bibliography
  • 5. "Insult and Outrage and the Roman Military: Ammianus Marcellinus Res Gestae 20.8.8; 25.3.10; 28.6.23" / Barbara Sidwell
  • Military Values and Ammianus
  • Julian's Proclamation in Paris
  • Death of Julian
  • Response to the Tripoli Affair
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • 6. "Angst and Identity in Antioch following the Riot of the Statues" / Silke Sitzler
  • Bibliography
  • 7. "Love and Grief in Post-Imperial Diplomacy: The Letters of Brunhild" / Andrew Gillett
  • geo-political context of the letters
  • letters of Brunhild and Childebert in the Epistolae Austrasicae
  • Epistolary artifices
  • Communicative strategies
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • 8. "Negotiating a Serviceable Identity and a Pathway to Power in Late Antiquity" / Thomas S. Burns
  • Bibliography.
Other information
  • Papers from a conference entitled "Emotions, status, and power," held at Adelaide University in December 2008.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Eisenhower copy: Purchased with funds from the Joel G.D. Hutzler Memorial Endowed Book Fund; FY2012.
ISBN
  • 9781617199141 (hbk.)
  • 1617199141 (hbk.)
ISSN
  • 1935-3871 ;
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2010039217
  • OCLC: 664450986