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Synopsis: This engrossing book was the first ever investigation into the plight of the disabled and deformed in Graeco-Roman society, drawing on a wealth of material, including literary texts, medical tracts, vase paintings, sculpture, mythology and ethnography. It is now issued in paperback for the first time with a new preface and updated bibliography.
About the Author: ROBERT GARLAND is Professor of Classics at Colgate University, New York. He is the author of many books, including most recently Celebrity in Antiquity: From Media Tarts to Tabloid Queens (Duckworth 2006), Julius Caesar (Bristol Phoenix Press 2004), Surviving Greek Tragedy (Duckworth 2004), The Daily Life of the Greeks (Greenwood Press, 2nd edn 2008), The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World (Duckworth 1995), and Religion and the Greeks (Bristol Classical Press 1994).
Title: The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity and ...
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description Duckworth Publishers, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Second. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1853997374