Chapter 9. The Discourse of War

  1. Angelos Chaniotis

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773413.ch9

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) The Discourse of War, in War in The Hellenistic World: A Social and Cultural History, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773413.ch9

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:

  • the thrid syrian war;
  • behavior;
  • ethnic name;
  • legitimate claim;
  • pax romana;
  • peace treaties

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • War Reflections

  • War Reveals the Character of Men and Groups

  • Naming Wars

  • Deciding and Justifying War

  • The Right of Conquest

  • Longing for Peace

  • Further Reading