Body Language in the Greek And Roman Worlds

by Douglas Cairns

Publisher: Classical Press of Wales

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Communication Studies,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Psychology,
  • Ancient Greece - History,
  • Nonverbal Communication,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • General,
  • Body language,
  • Body language in literature,
  • Greece,
  • Rome
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8775301M
ISBN 101905125011
ISBN 109781905125012

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Body Language in the Greek and Roman Worlds Book Description: A distinguished cast of scholars discusses models of gesture and non-verbal communication as they apply to Greek and Roman culture, literature and art.

Douglas Cairns is Professor of Classics in the University of Edinburgh. He has published widely on Greek literature and thought, especially on the emotions.

His publications include Aidos: The psychology and ethics of honour and shame in Greek literature () and (ed.) Oxford Readings in Homer's Iliad ().Format: Hardcover.

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[Douglas L Cairns;] -- "An international cast of scholars discusses models of gesture and non-verbal communication as they apply to Greek and Roman culture, literature and art. Body Language in Body Language in the Greek And Roman Worlds book Greek and Roman Worlds.

A distinguished international cast of scholars discusses models of gesture and non-verbal communication as they apply to Greek and Roman culture, literature and art. BODY LANGUAGE IN THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLDS Download Body Language In The Greek And Roman Worlds ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

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Body Language in the Greek and Roman World. edited by D.L. Cairns. ISBN ISBNhardback, pp.,GB £ The editor: Douglas Cairns is Professor of Classics in the University of Edinburgh.

Body Language in the Greek And Roman Worlds 作者: Cairns, Douglas (EDT) 出版社: David Brown Book Co 页数: 定价: 元 装帧: HRD ISBN: 豆瓣评分. LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY IN THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLDS Texts written in Latin, Greek and other languages provide ancient historians with their primary evidence, but the role of language as a source for understanding the ancient world is often overlooked.

Language played a key role in state-formation and the spread ofFile Size: KB. This book consists of seventeen essays by a team of international scholars exploring aspects of the reception of literature from the earliest surviving Greek poetry to the demise of classical literature at the end of the Roman empire.

Deploying fresh insights to map out lively and provocative surveys, the contributors examine all genres of the classical world--epic, lyric, Missing: Body Language.

Book Description. Translated examples from Greek, Latin and other languages give an accessible account for students and general readers of how language illuminates topics such as ethnicity, social mobility, religion, gender and sexuality in the ancient world. Questions addressed include the rise and fall of languages, obscenity, Cited by: 2.

This book consists of seventeen essays by a team of international scholars exploring aspects of the reception of literature from the earliest surviving Greek poetry to the demise of classical literature at the end of the Roman empire. Deploying fresh insights to map out lively and provocative surveys, the contributors examine all genres of the Format: Hardcover.

Synopsis. An international cast of scholars discusses models of gesture and non-verbal communication as they apply to Greek and Roman culture, literature and art. This volume applies a sense of history and theory in interpreting non-verbal communication.

It looks at the cross-cultural and at the culturally specific in this treatment. Body language in the Greek and Roman worlds: Douglas L.

Cairns. Cairns, Douglas L. greek culture, Book I (Greek Texts) Thucydides. Thucydides. Thucydides, The Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World: From the Archaic Age to the Arab Conquests. Greek gestures / Body language In the West we nearly don't use as much body language (gestures) if the people from cultures around the Mediterranean.

Especially Greeks are known as champions in making gestures while they are talking. Their hands, body and face barely stand still. If Greeks converse the foreigners think soon that there is a quarrel. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, s.: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Preface --Introduction / Douglas Cairns --Clothes, class and gender in Homer / Hans van Wees --On the semantics of ancient Greek smiles / Michael Clarke --EPATON BAMA ('her lovely footstep'): the erotics of feet in ancient Greece / Daniel B.

Levine --Body language. Cairns (Ed.), Body Language in the Greek and Roman Worlds. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, Pp. ISBN £ - Volume 97 Issue 1 - Valerie HuetAuthor: Valerie Huet.

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ISBN £ - Volume 97 - Author: Valerie Huet. Cairns, DBullish Looks and Sidelong Glances: Social Interaction and the Eyes in Ancient Greek Culture.

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Latin and Greek were the official languages of the Roman Empire, but other languages were important was the original language of the Romans and remained the language of imperial administration, legislation, and the military throughout the classical period. In the West, it became the lingua franca and came to be used for even local administration of the cities.

My current work focuses on (a) the history of information (its production, organization, and storage) in the Roman world (and the broader ancient Mediterranean), (b) applications of cognitive science, and (c) Roman law. I also continue to do some work in my original area of specialization, the.

She has published on a wide range of aspects of Roman art as social history, including Roman funerary art, collections of Roman antiquities, gender, Greek and Roman dress, as well as aspects of the representation of body language in Classical art"-- Read more Sculpture, Roman.

Latin literature. Body language in art. The study of magic in the Greco-Roman world is a branch of the disciplines of classics, ancient history and religious classical antiquity, including the Hellenistic world of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, historians and archaeologists view the public and private rituals associated with religion as part of everyday life.

Examples of this phenomenon are found in. 'On the semantics of early Greek smiles' Clarke, M. () 'On the semantics of early Greek smiles' In: Body Language in the Greek and Roman Worlds. Duckworth. () 'Manhood and heroism' Clarke, M. () 'Manhood and heroism' In: The Cambridge Companion to Homer.

Cambridge University Press. Books shelved as greek-roman-history: The Odyssey by Homer, The Iliad by Homer, The History of Rome, Books The War with Hannibal by Livy, Helen of Missing: Body Language.

"An extremely useful book for every classicist to read and use in trying to understand the greater context of the ancient world into which the ancient Greek and Roman worlds fit A survey from which we can all benefit—classicists as well as non-classicists."—John E.

RexineMissing: Body Language. - The Greco-Roman World Overview. Knowledge of historical context is crucial to understanding the New Testament. Alexander the Great, in his conquests, spread Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world.

This would shape the structure of city-states, which would share characteristically Greek institutions, such as the gymnasium and the. My research interests are on Latin fiction, especially of the Neronian period, and on Roman comic theatre of the Republic. My interest in the latter is not confined to the scriptsMissing: Body Language.(shelved 3 times as greek-mythology-inspired) avg rating — 1, ratings — published The Greco-Roman world, Greco-Roman culture, or the term Greco-Roman (/ ˌ ɡ r i k oʊ ˈ r oʊ m ən / or / ˌ ɡ r ɛ k oʊ ˈ r oʊ m ən /); spelled Graeco-Roman in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth), when used as an adjective, as understood by modern scholars and writers, refers to those geographical regions and countries that culturally (and so historically) were .