Chapter 10. Aesthetics of War

  1. Angelos Chaniotis

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773413.ch10

War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History

War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History

How to Cite

Chaniotis, A. (2005) Aesthetics of War, in War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773413.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226079

Online ISBN: 9780470773413

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Keywords:

  • violence;
  • poetry;
  • epigram;
  • real life;
  • alexender mossic

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Images of Violence in Hellenistic Literature and Art

  • Blood is Beautiful: Realism and Subtlety in the Representation of Violence

  • The Beauty of the Unexpected: Peripeteia and the Paradoxon in Narratives of War

  • Further Reading