Anton J. L. van Hooff's From Autothanasia to Suicide: Self-killing in Classical PDF

By Anton J. L. van Hooff

utilizing virtually 1000 case experiences, either genuine and fictional, Dr van Hooff offers us with a different and fascinating perception into self-killing within the Graeco-Roman world.
The writer analyses the tools and reasons which lie at the back of self-killing bearing on them to historical renowned morality because it looks within the a number of media and strains the improvement of the concept that of self-murder, instead of the unique inspiration of autothanasia, which lies on the root of the Christian abhorrence of suicide.

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