Chapter 1. Introduction: Searching for Peace in the Ancient World

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub
  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch1

War and Peace in the Ancient World

War and Peace in the Ancient World

How to Cite

Raaflaub, K. A. (2008) Introduction: Searching for Peace in the Ancient World, in War and Peace in the Ancient World (ed K. A. Raaflaub), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145251

Online ISBN: 9780470774083

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Keywords:

  • war;
  • peace;
  • reconciliation;
  • ancient world;
  • early civilizations

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Prologue

  • Peaceful Societies?

  • Ideologies of Peace

  • The Nature of War in Antiquity

  • Searching for Peace

  • Efforts to Avoid or End War and Preserve or Restore Peace

  • Intellectual Concern with Peace

  • Notes

  • Abbreviations

  • Notes

  • References