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Kinship in ThucydidesIntercommunal Ties and Historical Narrative$
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Maria Fragoulaki

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199697779

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.001.0001

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(p.317) 8 Conclusion
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Kinship in Thucydides
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Maria Fragoulaki

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697779.003.0008

This chapter summarizes the main contribution of this study. On the basis of recent anthropological work on broadened notions of kinship and sociology of emotions and ethnicity, it suggests a new typology and a new theoretical basis for intercommunal kinship in the ancient Greek world. Also, through the lens of kinship, it provides a new appreciation of Thucydides’ historical interpretations and authorial ambition and interaction with tradition.

Keywords:   myth, history, historical narrative, Thucydidean studies, intercommunal kinship

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