By Susanna Braund, Glenn W. Most
Anger is located all around the historic international, from the first actual notice of the Iliad via all literary genres and each point of private and non-private existence. but, it's only very lately that classicists, historians, and philosophers have all started to review anger in antiquity. This quantity comprises major new reviews via authors from diversified disciplines and international locations at the literary, philosophical, clinical, and political facets of old anger.
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In considering the Homeric evidence, we need to recognize that there exists a multiplicity of terms which we regard as anger-terms whose meaning, reference, and usage must be investigated on an individual basis; given that, as noted above, the conceptualization and labeling of emotional experience can be, to a large extent, constitutive of that experience for the individual, we need to be attentive to the possibility that the terminology of other cultures may map the emotional landscape in ways that are different to our own.
136). On anger at the killer of a comrade-in-arms, see Lendon (2000) 5–11. 336–7. For example, the anger of male drivers when they lose their way, often compounded by the well-intentioned intervention of female passengers. 28 d . l. ”73 One might compare the commonly recognized element of anger in the grief (both spontaneous and ritualized) of those who have lost a loved one in ordinary circumstances;74 if blame and resentment enter into the ideation of the mourner even where the loss is not attributable to human agency, it is easy to see how genuine anger might arise where a specific human being or group of human beings can be identified as killer.
Cf. 605–6 (killing offender as expression of ch¯oesthai). 678–9; cf. 54. 110; cf. 584. 678 (Achilles is unwilling to “extinguish [sbessai] his cholos”) is not a “fire” metaphor, much less that that it “is not a metaphor at all,” as Clarke (1999: 94–5 and n. 85) would have it; the parallels which Clarke adduces for a less specific sense can all likewise be taken as metaphorical. K¨ovecses (2000: 167) notes that the “anger is hunger” metaphor, though found in English, is considerably more prominent in Zulu.