Comunità e reciprocità : il dono nel mondo antico e nelle società tradizionali /

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Edition:Prima edizione italiana.
Imprint:Pomigliano d'Arco (NA) : Diogene edizioni, settembre 2014.
Description:185 pages ; 21 cm.
Series:"A piene mani" : dono, dis-interesse e beni comuni ; 4
"A piene mani": dono, dis-interesse e beni comuni ; 4.
Subject:Gifts -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Gifts -- Rome.
Manners and customs.
Greece -- Religious life and customs.
Rome -- Social life and customs.
Rome (Empire)
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Olivieri, Ugo M., 1956- editor.
Luzzi, Rosaria, editor.
Notes:Papers presented at two conferences held in Naples, Italy, April 29, 2011, and in Naples, Italy, May 29, 2013, and other essays.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:A collection of articles on the gift in the ancient world, including contributions from archaeologists, Hellenists, Latinists, anthropologists, scholars of political philosophy, and writers on the relationship between economics and society. From civic ceremonies to marriage rites, from the duties of hospitality to amorous conquest and military alliances, the gift is not only a private and individual act: it is a collective practice in society, a guarantee of social cohesion, and an expression of the internal harmony of a community.

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