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By Renaud Gagné

ISBN-10: 1107039800

ISBN-13: 9781107039803

ISBN-10: 1316613542

ISBN-13: 9781316613542

Ancestral fault is a middle thought of Greek literature. 'The guiltless pays for the deeds later: both the man's childrens, or his descendants thereafter', acknowledged Solon within the 6th century BC, an announcement echoed during the remainder of antiquity. This idea lies on the center of old Greek pondering on theodicy, inheritance and privilege, the which means of discomfort, the hyperlinks among wealth and morality, person accountability, the bonds that unite generations and the grand activities of heritage. From Homer to Proclus, it performed a big function in one of the most serious and urgent reflections of Greek tradition on divinity, society and information. The burning smooth preoccupation with collective accountability throughout generations has a protracted, deep antecedent in classical Greek literature and its reception. This publication retraces the trajectories of Greek ancestral fault and the sorts of its expression throughout the many genres and centuries the place it's found.

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