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Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition : Essays in Honor of John M. Crossett (Texts and Studies in Religion ; V. 16)

ISBN: 9780889468054
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr
Edition: 1st
Publication Date: 1983-12
Number of pages: 302
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This is a collection of 13 essays which focus on a theme to which Crossett dedicated much of his highly interdisciplinary research. Six essays concern "Hamartia" in Greek works by Herodotus, Plato, Euripides, and others; two deal with the concept of error in the Christian theology of Boethius and Aquinas; and five examine "Hamartia" in 14th-19th-century English works by Chaucer, Shakespeare, Coleridge, and George Eliot.

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